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The Fiction and Reality of Jan Struys

A Seventeenth-Century Dutch Globetrotter

  • Kees Boterbloem

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  16. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Dutch Sailmaker and sailor Jan Struys' (c.1629-c.1694) account of his various overseas travels became a bestseller after its first publication in Amsterdam in 1676, and was later translated into English, French, German and Russian. This new book depicts the story of its author's life as well as the first singular analysis of the Struys text.

Keywords

bibliography English event fiction French genre German Russia Russian seventeenth century singular time

Authors and affiliations

  • Kees Boterbloem
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  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of South FloridaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230583658
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36297-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58365-8
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