Call No. [Page No.]: DS708 .M63 [p. 79]
Object Type: Rare book
Collection: Asia - China Collection
Location: Special Collections/Rare, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
In the 17th century, after achieving independence from Spain, the Netherlands entered its Golden Age, a period of great wealth and power that was based on trade with the East. Atlas Chinensis, originally written in Dutch, recounts two embassies of the Dutch East India Company to China. It provides detailed descriptions of geography and the customs, social life, and government of the people.
Treasure record edited on 2013-07-10 19:59:10