Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien
(1,799 words)

‘Old and New East-Indies’

François Valentyn

Date: 1724-6

Original Language: Dutch


Valentijn’s Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, vervattende een naauwkeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten (‘Old and New East-Indies, presenting an accurate and extensive treatment of the Dutch government in those regions’) is the largest work written by an individual European on Asia between 1500 and 1900. It occupies five volum…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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