The Dutch take Pernambuco from the Portuguese and occupy Formosa (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Dutch colonial affairs prosper, as they take the Brazilian province of Pernambuco from the Portuguese, and in East Asia, occupy the island of Formosa.

Citation:
Editors. "The Dutch take Pernambuco from the Portuguese and occupy Formosa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16099, accessed 02 December 2016.]