The Dutch seize Amboyna, Malaysia (20 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.2: Hong Kong, Singaporean, Malaysian and Myanmar Writing and Culture.


Dutch colonists seize the island of Ambon in Malaysia, which they make the headquarters of the Dutch East India Company.

Editors. "The Dutch seize Amboyna, Malaysia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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