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Dutch East Indies

Indonesian Cuisine Indonesian Cuisine

Selamat Makan

Food and its preparation are an integral part of the lives of the Indonesian people. Cooking is a time of community and celebration, and recipes, techniques and traditions are hand...

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Four Years till Tomorrow Four Years till Tomorrow

Despair and Hope in Wartime Dutch East Indies

The surrender of the Japanese in South East Asia on August 15th, 1945 was for Dutch civilian camp internees only the beginning of yet another period of upheaval, hostilities and pe...

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Asia in the Making of Europe vol1 book1 Asia in the Making of Europe vol1 book1

Volume I: The Century of Discovery

The rise to world dominance and the rapid industrial growth of the West, which outpaced the East in technical and military achievements, have led to a historical eclipse of the anc...

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Asia in the Making of Europe vol2 book1 Asia in the Making of Europe vol2 book1

Volume II: A Century of Wonder

In The Visual Arts, the author focuses specifically on the effect of the “silent sources” on European art. These sources are the Eastern art and artifacts, flora, fauna, and crafts...

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Volume II: A Century of Wonder

The Literary Arts surveys the Asian themes, influences, and echoes in the national literatures of Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and England. “These volu...

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Volume II: A Century of Wonder

The Scholarly Disciplines analyzes the fields where the revelation of Asia was most apparent: technology and the natural sciences, cartography and geography, the languages and lin...

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Asia in the Making of Europe vol3 book1 Asia in the Making of Europe vol3 book1

Volume III: A Century of Advance

Trade, Missions, Literature deals with Christian missions and trade and conquest in the East. It examines the various histories, reports, letterbooks, and travelogues printed and w...

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Volume III: A Century of Advance

South Asia examines the European images of the lands, societies, religions, and cultures of the Mughul Empire, Goa, Bijapur, Kanara, Malabar, Coromandel, and insular South Asia inc...

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Volume III: A Century of Advance

Southeast Asia deals with European images of the lands, societies, religions, and cultures of Southeast Asia. The continental nations of Siam, Vietnam, Malaya, Pegu, Arakan, Cambo...

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Volume III: A Century of Advance

East Asia reviews European images of China during the late Ming and early Ch’ing dynasties, ranging from its religious practises, customs, and intellectual life to its geography an...

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Volume I: A Century of Discovery

The rise to world dominance and the rapid industrial growth of the West, which outpaced the East in technical and military achievements, have led to a historical eclipse of the anc...

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Eight Prison Camps Eight Prison Camps

A Dutch Family in Japanese Java

Eldest girl of eight children, the author was raised in a teacher’s family in Surakarta, Java, in what is now Indonesia. The family was split up when the Japanese imprisoned the fa...

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Jan Compagnie in the Straits of Malacca 1641-1795 Jan Compagnie in the Straits of Malacca 1641-1795

New research among the very abundant records of the Dutch Company (its employees were referred to as Jan Compagnie) enriches our understanding of the effect of the Dutch presence ...

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John Company John Company

Toward the end of the sixteenth century, the Dutch were fighting to establish their independence from Spain, and overseas trading and colonial explorations were a vital part of tha...

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Faded Portraits Faded Portraits

A fictionalized memoir of family life in the former colonial Dutch East Indies, the novel is the story of the once powerful De Paulys, and especially Aunt Sophie, the matriarch, wh...

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Nathaniel’s Nutmeg Nathaniel’s Nutmeg

The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run’s harvest of nutmeg turned i...

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The Defining Years of the Dutch East Indies, 1942-1949 The Defining Years of the Dutch East Indies, 1942-1949

Survivors' accounts of the Japanese occupation and eyewitness stories of the ensuing struggle for an independent Indonesia. Unlike in the Netherlands, the liberators in the Japanes...

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Sabelis Symphony Sabelis Symphony

Exploration is part of the inevitable process that dominates the work of artists. It takes on a much broader scope when this exploration involves more than one culture. It becomes ...

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Batavia's Graveyard Batavia's Graveyard

The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

In 1628 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 wa...

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American Visions of the Netherlands East Indies-Indonesia American Visions of the Netherlands East Indies-Indonesia

U.S. Foreign Policy and Indonesian Nationalism 1920-1949.U.S. Foreign Policy and Indonesian Nationalism 1920-1949

The book challenges the view that during the period 1945-1949, the American government and its foreign policymakers unequivocally backed the Indonesian Republic's struggle for inde...

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The Arabian Mission's Story The Arabian Mission's Story

In Search of Abraham's Other Son

The book recounts the eighty-year-long history of the mission work of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in the Middle East, written by a missionary who has spent decades in the ...

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Indonesia Indonesia

A country of incredible beauty and stupefying extremes, Indonesia sprawls across one-eighth of the globe, stretching between Malaysia and Australia. This is the most complex single...

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Decolonising the Caribbean Decolonising the Caribbean

Dutch Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Much has been written on the post-WWII decolonization in the Caribbean, but rarely from a truly comparative perspective, and seldom with serious attention to the former Dutch colon...

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Duizend Dagen Indie Duizend Dagen Indie

The editors of this book formatted the 1945-1948 diary of shock trooper Jan van Trigt, a resistance man who volunteered for the Dutch army following the liberation of the Netherlan...

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Indonesian-English---English-Indonesian Practical Dictionary Indonesian-English---English-Indonesian Practical Dictionary

Ideal for the foreign executive. Extensive listings of words and phrases that appear in everyday business. Concise and easy to follow. Alphabetical listings according to prefix of ...

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Speak Standard Indonesian Speak Standard Indonesian

Learn from 213 dialogue exercises, the key to those numerous situations that make the merest day-to-day communication an obstacle course: meeting new acquaintances, identifying and...

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Indonesian Dictionary & Phrase Book Indonesian Dictionary & Phrase Book

This handy, 3,000-essential Indonesian words reference book can open the door to communicating with the 200 million people who live in the South Pacific archipelago country of Indo...

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The Silent Final The Silent Final

Could the twin brothers be considered lucky, being the only concentration camp survivors from the Jewish community in Elburg? And what about the few dozen out of 660 men deported f...

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A Long Way A Long Way

From the cold, harsh waters of Northern Europe to the tropical islands of the Dutch East Indies, the author in his novel captures the visual and spiritual dynamics of these two wor...

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Ship's Surgeons of the Dutch East India Company Ship's Surgeons of the Dutch East India Company

Commerce and the Progress of Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

During the eighteenth century, the surgeons of ships employed by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) were responsible not only for the health of sailors on board, but also of those ...

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A Family Occupation A Family Occupation

Children of the War and the Memory of World War II in Dutch Literature of the 1980s

Many of today's Dutch writers were children during World War II. Even today, the traumatic childhood experience of enemy occupation is still central to the work of many of them. Th...

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Feasts of Honor Feasts of Honor

Ritual and Change in the Toraja Highlands

Among the Toraja of highland Sulawesi, Indonesia, mortuary rituals are exotic spectacles. Bellowing water buffalo and squealing pigs for sacrifice, colourful displays of ritual arc...

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New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944 New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 8

This installment of the author’s insider history of the U.S. Navy covers five of the most eventful months of the Pacific war, from March through July 1944. Filled with spectacular ...

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The Social World of Batavia The Social World of Batavia

Europeans and Eurasians in Colonial Indonesia, Second Edition

In the seventeenth century, the Dutch established a trading base at the Java site of Jacarta. What began as a minor colonial outpost under the name Batavia would become, over the n...

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Silenced Voices Silenced Voices

Uncovering a Family’s Colonial History in Indonesia

Like a number of Netherlanders in the post–World War II era, Inez Hollander only gradually became aware of her family’s connections with its Dutch colonial past, including a Creole...

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Tjideng Reunion Tjideng Reunion

When WWII broke out in Europe and the Nazis occupied their homeland, two Dutch families living in South Africa moved to the Netherlands East Indies to contribute to the defense of ...

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Het Indie Boek Het Indie Boek

Few people will know this, but a public request in 1872 by a Haarlem-museum for photographs of life in the Dutch East Indies, is the basis of a 150,000 entries image bank on the fo...

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Nederlanders, Japanners, Indonesiers Nederlanders, Japanners, Indonesiers

Een opmerkelijke tentoonstelling

Those interested in Dutch history quickly discover a vast amount of foreign influences in every period of Dutch history, from the Romans in pre-medieval times to Afghanistan and WW...

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Footsteps and Fingerprints Footsteps and Fingerprints

The Legacy of a Shared History

Over 400 years ago, the United Republic of the Dutch province made contacts in every cormer of the globe upon which they built their economic structure. Many of the centuries-old r...

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De Meelstreep De Meelstreep

Terugkeer en opvang na de Tweede Wereldoorlog

What was coming home like to exiles, 'colonials', deportees and concentration camp survivors? A royal welcome for them too? This book starts of with the Dutch royal family and then...

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In een Japanse stroomversnelling In een Japanse stroomversnelling

Berichten van Nederlandse watermannen (1872-1903)

The export of skills and expertise of the Dutch has old coinage and exotic destinations. In the 1870s, seven Dutch hydraulic engineers and four bricklayers/wickerworkers laboured a...

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Hamel's World Hamel's World

A Dutch-Korean Encounter in the Seventeenth Century

In 1653 the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) ship Sperwer was shipwrecked on the rocks off a remote Korean island. Thirty-six men of the crew survived the ordeal. The king of Korea ...

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En nog steeds hebben wij twee vaderlanden En nog steeds hebben wij twee vaderlanden

Op avontuur in Nederlands-Indië

Roots in the Dutch East Indies and searching for context to your family history? You may want to read this book. Before 1940, Amsterdam residents in search for a job could just as ...

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Bittersweet Bittersweet

The Memoir of a Chinese Indonesian Family in the Twentieth Century

Millions of Chinese have left the mainland over the last two centuries in search of new beginnings. The majority went to Southeast Asian countries. The single largest destination w...

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The Windmill Herald - 1012 Back Copies Set The Windmill Herald - 1012 Back Copies Set

Following the announcement of The Windmill Herald’s exit, an interest has emerged in back issues. A set of 12 issues published in 2012, includes the Farewell Issue and the Dutch He...

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Memoirs of an Indo Woman Memoirs of an Indo Woman

Twentieth Century Life in the East Indies and Abroad

This book provides an overview of practically the whole of the twentieth century as experienced by persons of mixed Dutch and Indonesian ancestry who called the former Dutch East I...

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To All Our Children To All Our Children

The Story of Postwar Dutch Immigration to Canada

This large coffee-table book is back in print. To All Our Children describes in extensive detail the process of wanting to leave one's home and extended family, making prepa...

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