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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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Tea, together with coffee, was introduced by the Dutch colonial rulers as revenue-producing crops for exports to Europe, together with the rare and precious local spices.
Complicating matters was that many Christian Ambonese served in the colonial army or were otherwise associated with the Dutch colonial regime.
The bloggers were asked to explore Kota Tua and share their experiences online, from Dutch colonial era museums in Merdeka Square to local puppet shows, and were also challenged to live like locals by navigating the bustling streets of Jakarta, the "Big Durian", using public transportation, with free return flights to the international destination of their choice up for grabs for the best posts.
A plaque on the East Ninth Street corner commemorates the location of a house once inhabited by Mark Twain and Washington Irving, and a set of murals in the co-op's lobby by noted American Regionalist Paul Starrett Sample depict scenes from Dutch colonial life in Manhattan.
Therefore, the birth of the Dutch colonial radio-service in the 1920s must be seen as a direct result of the First World War.
Joseph Vaz, a 17th century missionary credited with reviving the Catholic faith among both Sinhalese and Tamils amid persecution by Dutch colonial rulers, who were Calvinists.
Built in 1916, the Scholz residence is a crisp white Dutch Colonial with an eye-popping bright-red front door.
Vaz was born in India in 1651 but chose to work in Sri Lanka amid persecution of Catholics by Dutch colonial rulers, who were Calvinists.
Linda Rupert shows that the island developed into a unique free port in the area and that behind the official fagade of Dutch colonial rule there existed another world inhabited by local traders with their own commercial code, their own creole language, and their own regional networks that would never have come to light by just studying the trade between Curasao and the Dutch Republic.
I was discovering all about weird winery ways on a cycling tour of the Constantia vineyards, one of Cape Town's Big 7 attractions (more of those later) and the Rainbow Nation's oldest wine region, dating from Dutch colonial days.
It is not intended as a history of slavery at the Cape during the Dutch colonial period; instead, it is a description of the world of white slave owners in which the African slaves lived, worked, and died.
Some of the most significant architectural features of the Mission Revival building with Dutch Colonial Revival touches are hidden from travelers: The pristinely preserved Fred Harvey restaurant (he of "The Harvey Girls" fame), with its Streamline Moderne features and the soaring trussed ceilings of the main ticketing hall can only be seen by location crews or those attending private events.