ISBN-10:
029909474X
ISBN-13:
9780299094744
Pub. Date:
12/01/2004
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
The Social World Of Batavia / Edition 1

The Social World Of Batavia / Edition 1

by Jean Gelman Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9780299094744
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 894,096
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Jean Gelman Taylor is professor of history at the University of New South Wales and author of Indonesia: Peoples and Histories.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
List of Mapsxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Guide to the Textxv
Introductionxvii
1Origins of the City of Batavia3
Population3
Institutions and Laws20
2Growth of Settlement Society33
3The Web of Colonial Society: Batavia and Environs in the Eighteenth Century52
4The Assault on Indies Culture78
The Enlightenment in Batavia78
The British Interregnum96
5The Destruction of VOC Society and the Creation of the New Colonial114
6The Inner Life of Late Colonial Society135
Epilogue159
Maps177
Appendix 1Family Trees183
Appendix 2Governors-General and Their Wives199
Appendix 3Family and Position in VOC Batavia203
Notes209
Glossary229
Selected Bibliography231
Index245

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