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Dutch Colonial architecture

A broad term describing the architecture prevalent in the Dutch-settled parts of America during the early part of the 17th century. The earliest houses were simple one-story, single-room permanent dwellings.
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The novel partakes of Latin American regional identity through its intertextuality with nineteenth-century Spanish-language foundational fictions, speaking to Dutch colonial power in part through that identity.
The first section covers the Dutch Colonial Christian Organizations including the Vereenigade Oostindische Compani, East India Company, Dutch Bible Society, the Catholic Church, Methodist Publishing House, and the Indonesian council of Churches.
Estate Homes, on approximately one-half acre homesites, offer a variety of architectural styles, including Tuscan, Spanish Revival, Venetian, Italianate, Dutch Colonial, and Island Colonial.
The five star boutique hotel, The Fortress, in Galle is a luxurious base to explore the ancient fort in the Dutch colonial city.
Jakata-based Aboday won a competition to revamp the ailing National Museum of Indonesia, which is housed in a Dutch colonial building from 1862.
For their part, the fare-dodgers say they would be more willing to pay if there was better investment in the railways, which use rolling stock and infrastructure largely left over from the Dutch colonial government more than 60 years ago.
At the same time, the emphasis on improvement was not nearly as clearly stated in (Protestant) Dutch colonial ideologies, as Benjamin Schmidt has shown.
With its serpentine urban layout, the property testifies to a different approach to colonial town planning compared to the Spanish and Dutch colonial cities of the region, which were built along a grid plan," UNESCO said.
You are never far from a smart hotel or a glorious beach and the capital Oranjestad is good for duty-free shopping, as well as being lined with elegant Dutch Colonial houses.
Editor's Note:An American development administrator sees parallels in Suharto's Indonesia and the Dutch colonial past and also sees a way to convey his sentiments just as a colonial administrator did in an earlier era.
She was the daughter of Dr Abdullah Abdurahman, a third-generation Malay South African whose grandparents had been brought as slaves from the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia, to work as craftsmen in the Dutch colonial settlement at the Cape.
The story's weaknesses are on this side of the pond, particularly in not taking any measure of the strategic implications of the Dutch colonial presence, and in Nicholls not making a persuasive case for his thesis of Charles's strategic vision.