Jan Jongejans (1883-1939) enjoyed a textbook career in the East Indies
, ending up as Resident successively of Menado and Aceh.
Although the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC, Dutch East Indies
Company) opposed forthright evangelism and caused the close of this training program, (8) the VOC regularly employed ordained ministers in the Indies and sometimes looked the other way while the ministers pursued evangelism of the local populace.
A literary survey of Indonesian pre-war history reveals that the Chinese of the East Indies
felt that they had been unfairly treated by the Dutch colonial regime especially where socio-economic laws and status were concerned (Suryadinata, Minority 116-17; Suryadinata, Adaptation 57; Williams 28).
Suzanne Moon has pioneered a new approach to studying development in Indonesia, by carefully reconstructing the debates about development and economic change in early twentieth-century Netherlands East Indies
Instead of making the perilous voyage around the Cape of Good Hope, merchant ships from the East Indies
would dock in Scottish territory, where the goods would be transferred across to the Atlantic.
As was common in the East Indies
and neighboring Philippines, Balinese warriors often went amok, attacking KNIL personnel with the intention of killing as many of the hated invaders as possible before they themselves were cut down.
In well documented and brilliantly argued chapters two and four of her book, the author discusses Grotius' use of the so-called Spanish Black Legend to defend Dutch actions in the Far East and to provide arguments for peace negotiations with Philip III, which would open the East Indies
for Dutch merchants.
Hence, on arrival, that collection of islands known today as the Caribbean was assumed to be the East Indies
In the 15th century, Africa was a virtually unknown, threatening place, and Prince Henry sponsored a series of expeditions in a bid to exploit new sources of natural resources for their trading potential, with particular reference to the profit possibilities of Saharan trade routes, and the desire for a sea passage to the East Indies
Profit and Principle: Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights Theories and the Rise of Dutch Power in the East Indies
According to his military history sheet, he served in Burma, in the East Indies
and at home.
Discovery" of Indonesian customary law (adat recht), eloquently defended by Cornelis Van Vollenhoven (1874-1932), and its utilization by the Netherlands East Indies
government provoked acrimonious academic and administrative debates both within and between Leiden and Utrecht University schools of thought.