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Indians, the WIC and invasions


Indians, the WIC and invasions: This book is an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about the rich history of Curaçao. In easy to read chapters the following topics are covered: form the first inhabitants - the Indians - to the discovery of the island, the West India Company (WIC), the slavery to the many invasions and the famous and infamous people that all have a mark on the island.

Indians, the WIC and invasions is not only informative but also fun to read. A must for any traveler / tourist who is visiting the island.

This publication is part of a series of 'The Rich History of Curaçao' and was written in association with the Curaçao maritime museum.

Available at the museum shop, Caribpublishing and local and online bookstores!

ISBN10: 9088502862
ISBN13: 9789088502866

The sea, Trade and Shipping


The sea, Trade and Shipping: the maritime history of the island in 17 themes. What makes the port of Curaçao so unique? What has the sea brought this island? But also: how was life on a West Indische Company ship like? These questions and more are all answered in this book. The articles are easy to read and in addition contain many historical facts and touching anecdotes. After reading this book it is clear that without the unique port of Curaçao the history of this island would have taken a very differt course.

The sea, Trade and Shipping is not only informative but also fun to read. A must for any traveler / tourist who is visiting the island.

This publication is part of a series of 'The Rich History of Curaçao' and was written in association with the Curaçao maritime museum.

Available at the museum shop, Caribpublishing and the local and online bookstores!

ISBN10: 9088502854
ISBN13: 9789088502859