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Life in the East Indies

William Henry Thomes

Life in the East Indies

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Published by Lee and Shepard in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.H. Thomes ..
SeriesOcean life series, Wright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 2466
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination354 p., plates
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15165369M
LC Control Number87747174

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When you read East Indies by Ian Burnet, you can almost smell exotic spices over salt spray and wet wood of the ships that transported the goods back to Europe. Following on from his previous book, Spice Islands, in which Ian documented the history of the spice trade from Indonesia, East Indies looks at the impact of the European explorers and /5(6).

Growing up in the Dutch East Indies and have lived in some places familiar to me was sometimes good or bad memory. Unfortunately during the war he and his family was in the Japanese camp, I was living about 4 miles from the camp on a 5/5(3).

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Company Bahadur, or simply The Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company.

It was formed to trade in the Indian Fate: Government of India Act Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomes, William Henry, Life in the East Indies. Boston, Lee and Shepard; New York, Lee.

The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South (Indian subcontinent) and Southeast Asia. In a more restricted sense, the Indies can be used to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago.

The name "Indies" is used to connote parts of Asia that came under the Indian cultural sphere. Life in the East Indies. Boston: Lee and Shepard, (DLC)nuc (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William H Thomes.

In his book, Thief of Glory, Sigmund Brouwer tells the story of Jeremiah Prins whose advantaged life in the Dutch East Indies is swept up into World War II. Forced into a Japanese internment camp, and separated from his father and older brothers, Jeremiah takes it upon himself to ensure the survival of his mother and younger siblings/5.

Little is known of Captain Alexander Hamilton other than what he tells us in this work, first published in Written during his retirement, it is both an invaluable source of information on south-east Asia at the time and a lively travelogue of Hamilton's adventurous seafaring life in the service of the East India Company and independently between and Cited by: 1.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ohio RIS Southeast Asia: Memoirs of an Indo Woman: Twentieth-Century Life in the East Indies and Abroad 92 by Marguerite Schenkhuizen (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

‘Meticulously researched and sumptuously illustrated with old maps and paintings, Ian Burnet’s second book, East Indies, tells the fascinating story of the rise of the trading empires of the Portuguese, Dutch and English which led to the colonisation of much of the Asia by European the early 16th Century traders, adventurers, priests and pirates were lured by the.

“There are matters in that book, said to be done by the express command of God, that are as shocking to humanity, and to every idea we have of moral justice, as any thing done by Robespierre, by Carrier, by Joseph le Bon, in France, by the English government in the East Indies, or by any other assassin in modern times.

“This books is most valuable for its minutely detailed record of the everyday life of the Indos of Java in the heyday of the Dutch East Indies. Schenkhuizen was a keen observer, with what seems a near-photographic memory for scenes and situations.

The book provides plenty of raw material for the study of culture contact and human tensions. The rare-books dealer Donald Heald displays a vividly illustrated book of East Indies marine life at the recent New York International Antiquarian Book Fair. Memoirs of an Indo Woman: Twentieth-Century Life in the East Indies and Abroad [Marguerite Schenkhuizen and Liselot Stout Van Balgooy].

The memoirs of Marguérite Schenkhuizen provide an overview of practically the whole of the twentieth century as ex. Recalling the Indies traces the life stories of former residents of the Dutch East Indies, the present-day Republic of Indonesia.

These stories belong to people of Dutch and mixed Indonesian and European descent and traces their lives, their exodus from the Indonesian archipelago, and their journey to Australia. Very little of the history of the Indisch Dutch has. East Indies, the islands that extend in a wide belt along both sides of the Equator for more than 3, miles (6, km) between the Asian mainland to the north and west and Australia to the south.

Historically, the term East Indies is loosely applied to any of three most restrictive and best-known use is as a synonym for the islands that now constitute the.

Born init was before my time, when I became aware of my surroundings the fight for independence was over: the Republic of the United States of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia Serikat = RIS) after lots of pressure from the US at the Dutch–Ind. The East Indies Mansion is a magical place that transports you to a different world the moment you step inside.

The hotel is like no other in town. First off, the mansion's history is extremely significant in Georgetown's history as it was the home of the first Chinese Kapitan of Penang.9/10().

East Indies. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The East Indies cover a wide geographical expanse in South and Southeast Asia ranging from the Indian subcontinent to the Malay Archipelago, described as the world ’ s largest island group.

Initially referring to India, these colonial demarcations of territory later comprised more than thirteen thousand islands located across the Indian and Pacific. Buy a cheap copy of Faded Portraits (Library of the Indies) book by Robert Nieuwenhuys.

A fictionalized memoir of family life in the former colonial Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), Faded Portraits is the story of the once powerful 4/5(1). Life in the East Indies by Thomes, William Henry, Publication date Topics Publisher Boston, Lee and Shepard; New York, Lee, Shepard and Dillingham Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Pages: The contents of this book are both interesting and illuminating as Pols effectively illustrates the ideas and activities of Indonesian physicians in the Dutch East Indies, their socio-political role in politics, the national awakening that transpired throughout different periods and, finally, the relationship between nationalism and medicine.'Cited by: 2.

Defending the colony was the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL). This force, designed primarily for colonial policing, underwent a series of cutbacks in the interwar years before adopting a modernisation programme inwhich focused on building up a strike air force, introducing tanks and increasing the firepower of the infantry and /5(15).

- Explore liafrizka's board "Dutch East Indies", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Dutch east indies, East indies and Indonesia pins. This lecture is based on the speaker’s book ‘East Indies (). It follows trade winds and trade routes to the ports across the East Indies and the Orient.

It documents the struggles for trade supremacy between the Portuguese Casa da India, the Dutch East Indies Company, and the English East India Company.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Ian has spent thirty years, living, working and travelling in Indonesia and is fascinated by the diverse history and culture of the archipelago.

This is reflected in his books Spice Islands, followed by East Indies, then Archipelago - A Journey Across Indonesia, then Where Australia Collides with Asia and now his latest book The Tasman Map.

“This book reviews the history of the East Indies in the age of European exploration. A follow-on to Burnet’s lovely ‘Spice Islands’ book this focuses on the rise and fall of the various main trading areas - Malacca, Batavia, Bencoolen, Singapore etc and the amazing characters involved. life in Shanghai increasingly difncult and dangerous.

A year ago he left the city and travelled south through Hong Kong, Indo-China, Singapore, the Dutch East Indies, and on through the United States island possessions in the Pacific. Much of the book deals with the political atmosphere and the defensive preparations he then found in.

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17 Comments on “ A Brief History of the Dutch East Indies – Part 1. Jack Voogt December 6, The opening line of this story “The Dutch East Indies (c. – ) was part of a vast Dutch trading empire (Nederlands-koloniale Rijk) which stretched across the world.” has some contradictions in it.

Indonesia was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East Indies). Although Indonesia did not become the country’s official name until the time of independence, the name was used as early as by a German geographer; it is thought to derive from the Greek indos, meaning “India,” and nesos, meaning “island.”After a period of occupation by the Japanese.

Synopsis of the book: This memoir of colonial family life presents the childhood recollections of Ralph Ockerse and his sister Evelijn Blaney, raised in the s in the former Dutch East Indies.

During his life he spent nearly fifteen years as a minister in the Dutch East-Indies (– and –), mostly in the Moluccan Archipelago. In he entered into matrimony with Cornelia Snaats (–) who bore him two daughters. A Voyage to the East Indies: Containing Authentic Accounts of the Mogul Government in General, the Viceroyalties of the Decan and Bengal, with Their Several Subordinate Dependances With General Reflections on the Trade of India, Volume 1Reviews: 1.

remember west and east by applying the word “WE.” In other words, west is to the left and east is to the right. Brief-ly, the West Indies lie to the left (west) of the Prime Meridian which pass-es through Greenwich, England, and the East Indies lie to the right (east).

The term “indies” ap-parently only came into use in Europe in the Size: KB. Salvage Optic is the tale of a young man’s adventure in the Dutch East Indies ina tropical hell where English-Balinese youth William Harroway is constantly reabsorbed into one form of slavery or another, no matter how diligently he tries to escape it.

Three Moluccan wars have won the Spice Islands a tenuous calm. But the predatory diaspora of Indonesian, Middle-Eastern. The United States entered the scene in the late 19th cent.

and is the region's dominate economic influence. Spain lost its last possession in the West Indies after the Spanish-American War (), and most of the former British possessions gained independence in the s and 70s (see West Indies Federation).

Bibliography. A Ohio University Press Book. Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy A Childhood in the Dutch East Indies, – By Fred Lanzing Translation by Marjolijn de. Europe’s trade in luxury goods with the East Indies is linked to the transatlantic slave trade from West Africa.

China tea and Indian cloth were bought in the East Indies and were both important to the slave trade. Tea traded from China became a fashionable drink in .East Indies 1 January July On 7 December Japan turned its war on the Asian mainland south and eastward into the Pacific.

Attacks within hours on the Malay Peninsula, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Wake, Guam, and the Philippines not only shocked Allied governments, who believed Japanese envoys had been negotiating in good faith in Washington.Companion volume to Islands of the Pacific and again a compression of factual and descriptive detail about the principal and outlying islands of the East Indies: the Moluccas, Celebes, New Guinea, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, the Lesser Sundas and Timor, and the Philippines.

Essentials of topography, settlement, languages and government, animal life and vegetables, products and .