Golddiggers, Farmers, and Traders in the "Chinese Districts" of West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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SEAP Publications, 2003 - History - 309 pages
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This study examines the changing role of the Chinese community of West Kalimantan, particularly its economic and social relationships. Heidhues explores the history of the community from the early nineteenth century establishment of the kongsis to the "Dayak Raids," which uprooted the rural Chinese population in the 1960s.

 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
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West Kalimantan showing the Chinese Districts
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Southeastern China indicating approximate home areas of
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Chinese woman using dulang about 1937
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Chinese Society and the Dutch to the First Kongsi War
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Chinese coolies and their boss in Borneo circa 1890
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Territories of the major kongsis circa 1822
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Diagram of the Lanfang Kongsi Hall in Mandor in 1822
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Community and Political Life in Prewar Times
163
Sultan of Sambas 1919
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Chinese stores rebuilt after fires of 1930s circa 1949
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Henry de Vogel M Hzn Resident of West Borneo
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Water containers in the Chinese quarter of Pontianak circa 1920
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Harbor of Pontianak circa 1935
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War and Indonesian Independence
197
Mandor Memorial Japanese soldiers humiliate women
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Chinese probably from West Borneo circa 1890
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Pontianak and environs circa 1822 showing the
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From 1850 to the End of the Kongsis
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Pasar marketplace of Pemangkat circa 1920
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Gate to Chinese Temple on site of former kongsi hall
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Picture of Lo Fong Pak Chinese Temple Sungai Purun
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Ruins of temple to commemorate Lanfang Kongsi Mandor
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Dispersal of Chinese Population after the Kongsi Wars
126
Demographic and Economic Change From Gold Miners
127
Chinese vegetable garden near Pontianak 1998
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Pasar marketplace of Capkala circa 1920
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Mandor Memorial Multiethnic resistance to the Japanese
205
The Sultan of Pontianak with Resident K A James circa 1920
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The Mandor Memorial to victims of the Japanese massacre
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Community under Duress
235
West Kalimantan in 1967 showing areas of rebel activity
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Pasar Anjungan 2000
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Lo Fong Pak memorial Mandor 2000
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Wildcat gold miners near Mandor 2000
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Repeated Violence and Uncertain Outcome
273
Index
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