The Social World of Batavia: European and Eurasian in Dutch Asia

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1983 - Social Science - 249 pages
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Contents

Origins of the City ofBatavia
3
Growth of Settlement Society
33
Couple with servant
38
Eurasian lady going to church
40
The Web of Colonial Society Batavia and Environs in
52
Country house of GovernorGeneral P A van der Parra
54
GovernorGeneral W A Alting and wife
63
Joanna van Riebeeck
65
Lady and foodseller
143
Daughter of a bupati
164
The Netherlands and VOC Asia
177
VOC trading posts in India and Ceylon
178
Java eighteenth century
179
Jacatra 1619
180
Batavia 1627
181
Batavia and southern suburbs early nineteenth century
182

The Assault on Indies Culture
78
Observatory in Batavia
89
The Destruction of VOC Society and the Creation of
114
Dina Cornel ia van Riemsdijk
121
Tobacco planter and family
124
Childhood in Java
127
The Inner Life of Late Colonial Society
135
Mevrouw van KloppenburgVersteegh
137
Family Trees
183
GovernorsGeneral and Their Wives
199
Family and Position in VOC Batavia
203
Notes
209
Glossary
228
Selected Bibliography
231
Index
245
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Jean Gelman Taylor is a senior lecturer in history at the University of New South Wales.

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