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Naporra's Omweg

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The life of a Dutch East India Company sailor (1731-1793)
In 1757, Georg Naporra began chronicling his life, which produced a unique document. The first part of Naporra’s hand-written autobiography, covering his youth and his life as a sailor in the service of the Dutch East India Company, was discovered a few years ago by the historian, Roelof van Gelder, in the Rotterdam
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hardcover, 525 pages
Published 2003 by Atlas
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Spannend, informatief (degelijk onderzoek) en mooi geschreven zonder te overdrijven. Ook aan te raden voor de geïnteresseerde leek.
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Geboren in 1948 in Bergen (NH); Gymnasium bêta in Alkmaar, studie geologie en geschiedenis in Amsterdam; redacteur de Bosmier, Interpres en Propria Cures; leraar; vanaf 1978 vast medewerker van de kunstredactie van NRC Handelsblad; redacteur sinds 1991; vanaf 1993 bij de bijlage Boeken. Werkte mee aan verschillende historische tentoonstellingen, schreef artikelen en boeken over Amsterdam, de VOC, ...more
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