The Lion and the Gadfly: Dutch Colonialism and the Spirit of E.F.E. Douwes Dekker

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KITLV Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 858 pages
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This political biography reveals the turbulent life of Ernest François Eugène Douwes Dekker, son of a Dutch father and a German-Javanese mother, born on Java in 1879.

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Contents

Family background of Ernest Francois Eugene Douwes Dekker
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A hero in the making? The AngloBoer War 18991902
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Wives and children
39
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Paul W. van der Veur has published extensively on Indonesia and New Guinea. He is a Professor Emeritus of Ohio University and lives in Sebring, Ohio, USA.

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