Prof.dr. J.R. (Jaap) Bruijn (Emeritus)

Position:
  • Professor Emeritus




Fields of Interest

Maritime History This research field covers the history of the navy, East India Company, whaling, mercantile marine, and fisheries, in their social, economic and institutional environment during the 16th till the end of the 20th centuries.

Major publications

  • Varend verleden. De Nederlandse oorlogsvloot in de 17e en 18e eeuw (Amsterdam 1998).
  • Van Zeeman tot residentieburger. Cornelius de Jong van Rodenburgh (1762-1838), jointly with C.C. van Baalen, (Hilversum 1996).
  • The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Columbia S.C. 1993).
    Ships, Sailors and Spices. East India Companies and their Shipping in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries, jointly edited with F.S. Gaastra, (Amsterdam 1993).
  • Dutch-Asiatic Shipping in the 17th and 18th Centuries in 3 vols., jointly with F.S. Gaastra and I. Schöffer (The Hague 1979-1987).
  • Maritieme Geschiedenis der Nederlanden in 4 vols., chief editor (Bussum 1976-1978).

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