The British in Java, 1811-1816: a Javanese account : a text edition, English synopsis and commentary on British Library Additional Manuscript 12330 (Babad Bĕdhah ing Ngayogyakarta)

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Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 1992 - History - 611 pages
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An account of the British occupation of Java at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, this volume provides a unique Javanese perspective on the imposition of imperial rule. Based on the diary of a senior Yogyakarta prince, Carey's book sheds light on many aspects of court politics and society and offers a glimpse of some of the main Javanese and British protagonists.

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