Exploring At Second-Hand: Separating the Editor from the Traveller in Soeteboom’s Version of Van West-Zanen’s Sojourn in Mauritius in 1602 - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew research repository
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Exploring At Second-Hand: Separating the Editor from the Traveller in Soeteboom’s Version of Van West-Zanen’s Sojourn in Mauritius in 1602

2019

Abstract

Willem van West-Zanen’s account of visiting Mauritius with Hans Schuurmans’s fleet of five ships on their return journey from Java to Amsterdam in 1602, is translated in full for the first time. Numerous Dodos were caught and eaten by the crews, as was much other wildlife.

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  • Resource type

    Journal article

  • Institution
    • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

  • Journal title
    • Journal of the Royal Society of Arts & Sciences of Mauritius

  • Volume
    • 1

  • Pagination
    • 37-47

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