Major VOC posts and forts in the archipelago, 17th century

Further reading

Boxer, C. R., The Dutch seaborne empire 1600-1800. London: Hutchinson, 1965.

Gaastra, Femme S., The Dutch East India Company: expansion and decline. Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2003.

Knaap, G.J., Kruidnagelen en Christenen: de Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie en de bevolking van Ambon 1656-1696. Dordrecht: Foris Publications, 1987.

Meilink-Roelofs, M.A.P., Asian trade and European influences in the Indonesian Archipelago between 1500 and about 1630. The Hague: Nijhoff, 1962.

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


Year span

1600 - 1600