Editors. "The Dutch take Pernambuco from the Portuguese and occupy Formosa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Dutch colonial affairs prosper, as they take the Brazilian province of Pernambuco from the Portuguese, and in East Asia, occupy the island of Formosa.