Pirates, Pelts, and Promises: The Sino-Dutch Colony of Seventeenth-Century Taiwan and the Aboriginal Village of Favorolang

@article{Andrade2005PiratesPA,
  title={Pirates, Pelts, and Promises: The Sino-Dutch Colony of Seventeenth-Century Taiwan and the Aboriginal Village of Favorolang},
  author={Tonio Adam Andrade},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={64},
  pages={295 - 321}
}
  • T. Andrade
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • History
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
THOMAS PEDEL WAS LOOKING FOR PIRATES. The year was 1640, and he was deep in the wilds of central Taiwan, an area not yet fully controlled by his employer, the Dutch East India Company (VOC). He found no pirates, but he did meet another company employee, who said he was searching for an arsonist named “Captain Favorolang.” Having failed with the pirates, Pedel decided to help. Together, the two men captured Captain Favorolang, but when they began marching back toward headquarters, they ran into… Expand
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