ISBN-10:
0521885868
ISBN-13:
9780521885867
Pub. Date:
12/31/2008
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Networks of Empire: Forced Migration in the Dutch East India Company

Networks of Empire: Forced Migration in the Dutch East India Company

by Kerry Ward
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ISBN-13: 9780521885867
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2008
Series: Studies in Comparative World History Series
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Kerry Ward is currently Assistant Professor of World History at Rice University. She has a PhD from the University of Michigan, an MA from the University of Cape Town, and a BA from the University of Adelaide. She has published in the fields of comparative slavery and forced migration, comparative imperialism and colonialism, Indian Ocean history, South African and Southeast Asian history, historical memory, and public history in South Africa.

Table of Contents

List of Maps xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 Networks of Empire and Imperial Sovereignty 1

2 The Evolution of Governance and Forced Migration 49

3 Crime and Punishment in Batavia, circa 1730 to 1750 85

4 The Cape Cauldron: Strategic Site in Transoceanic Imperial Networks 127

5 Company and Court Politics in Java: Islam and Exile at the Cape 179

6 Forced Migration and Cape Colonial Society 239

7 Disintegrating Imperial Networks 283

Bibliography 309

Index 331

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