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Batavia"s Graveyard The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History"s Bloodiest Mutiny by Mike Dash

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Published by Crown .
Written in English


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Number of Pages382
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Open LibraryOL7585772M
ISBN 100609607669
ISBN 109780609607664

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From the bestselling author of Tulipomania comes Batavia’s Graveyard, the spellbinding true story of mutiny, shipwreck, murder, and survival. It was the autumn of , and the Batavia, the Dutch East India Company’s flagship, was loaded with a king’s ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java/5().   In the Dutch East India Company loaded the Batavia, the flagship of its fleet, with a king&#;s ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java; the ship itself was a tangible symbol of the world&#;s richest and most powerful monopoly. The company also sent /5(11).   Batavia’s Graveyard by Mike Dash. The Dutch East India Company vessel Batavia ran aground upon Morning Reef in the early hours of the 4th June , stranding her crew and passengers upon a group of small islands off the Western Australian Dash’s book looks at the events leading up to and after the grounding, going into great detail of the . BATAVIA'S GRAVEYARD: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny Mike Dash, Author. Crown $25 (p) ISBN The book is driven by Dash's research (a.

  Batavia's Graveyard – Nightmare Island The scope of this book is breathtaking. The facts, the accounts, the research behind it make this one of the most intense reads I have ever had to put myself through: I say this with the greatest respect for the writing. It is quite possible one of the most horrific episodes in human sea-history/5(). Batavia's mysteries unfold with discovery of mass grave [] An international team of archaeologists, including scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum, has discovered a new communal grave in the Abrolhos Islands, the result of deaths after a shipwreck of the Dutch East India company ship Batavia.   In the Dutch East India Company loaded the Batavia, the flagship of its fleet, with a king’s ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java; the ship itself was a tangible symbol of the world’s richest and most powerful monopoly. The company also sent along a new employee to guard its treasure. He was Jeronimus Corneliszoon, a disgraced and 4/5(15).   Batavia's Graveyard by Mike Dash, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Available in: Paperback. The true story of a mutiny, shipwreck, murder and survival.   In the Dutch East Indian merchantman, Batavia, foundered on a reef, Houtman’s Abrolhos, off the coast of West Australia. Most of the crew and passengers survived the wreck, and escaped onto the bare coral atolls that offered them little shelter and no fresh water. The captain set off in a longboat to find help,. Mr. Dash discussed his latest book, Batavia’s Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History’s Bloodiest Mutiny, published by Crown. The . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .