Netherlands India: A Study of Plural Economy

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 17, 2010 - History - 532 pages
A classic study of the subject and one of the major works in English on Dutch colonialism in Indonesia, Furnivall's magisterial history was published on the brink of the Second World War when Dutch power was waning in the archipelago. This study traces the economic and social development of Netherlands India from the arrival of the Dutch to 1939. It illustrates the geographical, economic and social features of the colony, and how Dutch and native Indonesian inhabitants co-existed within a unique, now lost, society and culture. Furnivall (1878-1960) served as a British colonial administrator in Burma for many years, and went on to become Professor of Burmese Studies at Cambridge University. The breadth and scope of this book make it an often cited and influential book in southeast Asian studies to this day.
 

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Contents

Indonesia to 1600 page
1
The Two Gateways into Eastern Waters
3
The Moluccas or Spice Islands
16
nesian Culture and Tenures 4 5 Hindus and Chinese 6 6 Majapahit
19
The Banda Islands
26
over the Archipelago and over Java 31 5 Organization
45
References and Notes
52
Sequel in Holland and in the Colonies 54 2 Colonial
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The Economic Environment 174 2 Economic Policy 174 3
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1874 Changes in Character and Functions of Officials 187 7 Economic
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que 199 d Forests 201 e Mines 202 Communications General
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References and Notes
223
Decentralization with a view to Expansion
239
In Java in the Outer Provinces Comparison
278
a General
286
d Urban Councils 287 e Rural Local Councils 288 9 Administrative
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The Dutch in 1815 80 2 Liberalism in 1815 81 3 The
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Economic Progress 182530 103 14 Social Economy 106 15
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The Culture System 18301850 page
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Regeringsreglement of 1836 Inlandsch Reglement
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c Communications and Shipping 128 d Commerce and the N H M
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a Native 135 6 European and Chinese
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The Transition to Liberalism
148
Fall of Van den Bosch 1840 148 2 Fall of Baud 152 3
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The Rule of Law Compromise
170
The New Economic Constitution 303 2 Capital 309 3 Agri
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Railways Roads
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Notes
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State Banks State Pawnshops Cooperative Credit
357
415 b Chinese 418 c Native the Native Press the Bureau for Popular
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References and Notes
426
The Crisis of 1929 428 2 Japanese Penetration 430 3 Growth
435
References and Notes
445
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