Java, 1550-1594: the emergence of Mataram and Surabaya

Further reading

Graaf, Herman Johannes de, Islamic states in Java 1500-1700: eight Dutch books and articles by Dr. H.J. De Graaf, as summarized by Theodore G. Th. Pigeaud. The Hague: Nijhoff, 1976.

Graaf, H.J. de and Th. G. Th. Pigeaud, ‘Kadiri en het geslacht Katawengan van + 1500 tot + 1700’, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 133, no.4 (1977), pp. 420-437.

Guillot, Claude, ‘Libre entreprise contre economie dirigee: guerres civiles a Banten, 1580-1609’, Archipel no.43 (1992), pp. 57-72.

Kathirithamby-Wells, J., ‘Banten: a West Indonesian port and polity during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries’, in J. Kathirithamby-Wells and John Villiers, eds., The Southeast Asian port and polity: rise and demise. Singapore: Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore, 1990, pp. 107-125.

Moertono, Soemarsaid, State and statecraft in old Java: a study of the later Mataram Period, 16th to 19th century, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Modern Indonesia Project, 1981.

Reid, Anthony, Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce 1450-1680, volume two: expansion and crisis New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1550 - 1594