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A view of the present state of the Dutch settlements in the East Indies

Philippe Firmin

A view of the present state of the Dutch settlements in the East Indies

Containing a true and circumstantial account of their government, ... By a person long resident in India.

by Philippe Firmin

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Published by printed for G. Robinson in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 444, no. 23.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],60p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16891835M

The presence of the Dutch in the East Indies, as also that of the Spanish in the Philippines, meant the exclusion of other, more powerful European states, notably France, and later, Germany, for as was noted by Lord Wodehouse in (Tarling, op. cit., p 17), ‘The French might, if they possessed such an eastern empire, be really dangerous to. (TLDR version) It's because of how 1. They were administered - the way the British and French ran their empire wasn't the same as the more centralised, top-down Dutch model, 2. Ethnoreligious divisions - Bamars are not Malays, Viets are not Khmer.


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A view of the present state of the Dutch settlements in the East Indies.: Containing a true and circumstantial account of their government, Administration and Proceedings, their Possessions, Militia, Drooping Trade, Navigation, &c.

By a person long resident in India. Meticulously researched and sumptuously illustrated with old maps and paintings, East Indies, tells the fascinating story of the rise of the trading empires of the Portuguese, Dutch and English which led to the colonisation of much of the Asia by European the early16th Century traders, adventurers, priests and pirates were lured by the promise of the great riches to A view of the present state of the Dutch settlements in the East Indies book /5(6).

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The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South (Indian subcontinent) and Southeast Asia. In a more restricted sense, the Indies can be used to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago. The name "Indies" is used to connote parts of Asia that came under the Indian cultural sphere.

Figure 1: Map of the Dutch colonial possessions in – including Dutch East Indies, Curaçao and Dependencies, Suriname and Dutch Gold Coast (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Dutch East Indies (c.

– ) was part of a vast Dutch trading empire (Nederlands-koloniale Rijk) which stretched across the world. The Dutch East India Company, officially the United East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; VOC) was a megacorporation founded by a government-directed amalgamation of several rival Dutch trading companies (voorcompagnieën) in the early 17th century.

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. A map of the East-Indies and the adjacent countries ; with the settlements, factories and territories explaning what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark, Portugal &c.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Danish settlements, with the adjacent parts of North & South America, from the best authorities, Contributor Names Prockter, J., active Sayer, Robert, Created / Published. Some historical and political background is also provided, and the result is understandable without a background in Dutch literature or the history of the Dutch East Indies.

Nieuwenhuys begins with the period of the Dutch East India Company, with sailor's tales and stories of exploration, some of which were extremely popular. I appreciate and admire this book (The Defining Years of the Dutch East Indies, ), although I find the reading heart wrenching at times because of the Japanese's brutality that is described so vividly by the Europeans that were incarcerated for 3 to 4 years in the Japanese run concentration camps in Indonesia, a country they conquered for a few years during WWII/5(14).

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Given the complex power structures and the sheer size of the Dutch East Indies, it was difficult for the Dutch to gain control. In his book, Thief of Glory, Sigmund Brouwer tells the story of Jeremiah Prins whose advantaged life in the Dutch East Indies is swept up into World War II.

Forced into a Japanese internment camp, and separated from his father and older brothers, Jeremiah takes it upon himself to ensure the survival of his mother and younger siblings/5.

Founded inthe Dutch East India Company (VOC), started off as a spice the same year, the VOC undertook the world's first recorded IPO." Going public" enabled the company to raise the vast sum of million guilders quickly.

The VOC's institutional innovations and business practices laid the foundations for the rise of modern-day global corporations and capital. British and Dutch decolonization in East Asia began in with the independence of India and the creation of Pakistan.

Burma and Ceylon followed inand the Dutch East Indies in Malaya’s independence was delayed until by a communist campaign of. Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. The 17th century Dutch colony of Nieuw-Nederland was situated between the South River (Delaware River) and the Fresh River (Connecticut River) with his center on the North or Great River (Hudson River) practically in the present US States of New York, Delaware, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Silver Nutmeg.[The Dutch East Indies-Java,]. by Lofts, Norah [British author() and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A philosophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies by: Raynal, abbé Published: () A philosophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies by:.

A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies is a six-volume translation, published in London inof the ten-volume Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes by Guillaume-Thomas-François (–96), also known as Abbé Raynal.

Dutch colonial arc hitecture and to wn planning all over So uth East-Asia was s imilar in de sign, clear and straight forward. The foundation and development of Dutch. Batavia, also called Batauia in the city's Malay vernacular, was the capital of the Dutch East area corresponds to present-day Jakarta, a can refer to the city proper or its suburbs and hinterland, the Ommelanden, which included the much-larger area of the Residency of Batavia in the present-day Indonesian provinces of Jakarta, Banten and West Java.

Born init was before my time, when I became aware of my surroundings the fight for independence was over: the Republic of the United States of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia Serikat = RIS) after lots of pressure from the US at the Dutch–Ind. Introduction: The Dutch East Indies and Europe, ca.

An Empire of Demands and Opportunities. BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review, (3), pp.4–Author: Bernhard C. Schär. Colonial India was the part of the Indian subcontinent that was under the jurisdiction of European colonial powers during the Age of an power was exerted both by conquest and trade, especially in spices.

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