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DUTCH C164 The Indonesian Connection: Dutch Literature About the Indies in English Translation 4 Units

Offered through: German
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2008
In postcolonial thought on European claims to cultural supremacy, the case of the "Dutch East-Indies" (the future Indonesia) still arouses questions like: What made the Dutch colonial policy different from that of other European powers? What were the main characteristics of the "Dutch East-Indies"? How did a small country like the Netherlands manage to rule a territory that was fifty-two times
its own in scale? And how can we explain that 350 years of Dutch domination left so few traces in contemporary Indonesia?
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SEASIAN C164 The Indonesian Connection: Dutch Literature About the Indies in English Translation 4 Units

Offered through: South and Southeast Asian Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2008
In postcolonial thought on European claims to cultural supremacy, the case of the "Dutch East-Indies" (the future Indonesia) still arouses questions like: What made the Dutch colonial policy different from that of other European powers? What were the main characteristics of the "Dutch East-Indies"? How did a small country like the Netherlands manage to rule a territory
that was fifty-two times its own in scale? And how can we explain that 350 years of Dutch domination left so few traces in contemporary Indonesia?
The Indonesian Connection: Dutch Literature About the Indies in English Translation: Read More [+]

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