Mission Interrupted: The Dutch in the East Indies (1945) (1st ed)

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Mission Interrupted: The Dutch in the East Indies (1945) (1st ed)

S$56.00

Title: Mission Interrupted: The Dutch in the East Indies and Their Work in the XXth Century

Author: W. H. van Helsdingen, H. Hoogenberk (eds)

Publisher: Elsevier, 1945. First English edition.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Very good. Minor soiling to cover. With many black and white photographic plates. An interesting read.

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A compilation of articles from various academics, civil servants and others.

Contents:

  1. Land and People
  2. How the Indies Became the Dutch East Indies
  3. The Place of the Indies in Asia
  4. The Chinese
  5. Heathenism and Popular Religion
  6. The Diversity of Native Languages and Literature
  7. Some Aspects of Native Art
  8. Government and Islam
  9. The Place of Christianity
  10. The Conquest of Distance
  11. The Conquest of Natural Resources. Western Energy and Technique.
  12. From Four to Forty Four Million Souls on Java
  13. Welfare Policy
  14. How the Dutch East Indies are governed
  15. The Dutch East Indies as Purveyor and Customer on the World Market
  16. The Dutch East Indies in Statistics