Bitter Bonds: A Colonial Divorce Drama of the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1
  • Bitter Bonds: A Colonial Divorce Drama of the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1
  • Bitter Bonds: A Colonial Divorce Drama of the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

Bitter Bonds: A Colonial Divorce Drama of the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

by Leonard Blusse, Diane Webb
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558762531

ISBN-13: 9781558762534

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated

The story of a rich, half-Japanese beauty in Batavia and her tempestuous divorce from a cold, tough colonial official. Leonard Blusse's new book is...for the light it casts on love and life on a colonial frontier, the most illuminating since 'The Cheese and the Worms'.  See more details below

Overview

The story of a rich, half-Japanese beauty in Batavia and her tempestuous divorce from a cold, tough colonial official. Leonard Blusse's new book is...for the light it casts on love and life on a colonial frontier, the most illuminating since 'The Cheese and the Worms'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558762534
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
755,400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the American Editionvii
Chapter 1Otemba1
Chapter 2Period Piece23
Chapter 3Portrait of a Marriage39
Chapter 4Setting the Scene57
Chapter 5Give and Take75
Chapter 6The Parrot's Account95
Chapter 7The Lost Sheep111
Chapter 8The So-Called Reconciliation121
Chapter 9The Last Round143
Chapter 10The Bitter End159
Afterword173
Notes179
Suggested Reading193

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