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, officially Republic of Indonesia, republic (2005 est. pop. 241,974,000), c.735,000 sq mi (1,903,650 sq km), SE Asia, in the Malay Archipelago. The fourth most populous country in the world, Indonesia comprises more than 15,000 islands extending c.
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While Batavia was the "seat of government" and the city generally "perceived as [the] cosmopolitan metropole" of the colony, Surabaya was a major military town and the principal mercantile centre of the Netherlands East Indies (Cohen 2006, p.
The principal author, Janneke van Dijk, was for many years curator of the collection and so she has an unrivaled awareness of the issues at stake; currently a freelance researcher, she has produced many works, including The Netherlands East Indies at the Tropenmuseum (2011), the first in a projected ten-volume series designed, at least in part, to attract visitors to the museum (pp.
In November 1925, starting with the city of Surabaya in East Java, Dutch and Sino-Malay newspapers in the Netherlands East Indies repeatedly referred to a new popular star who electrified audiences with her versatile acting, singing and dancing.
Penjoeloeh was published by the Netherlands East Indies Government Information Service.
This history details the actions of the MLD during the Japanese invasion of the Netherlands East Indies, analyzing its aircraft, equipment, personnel, and training.
The Consul's letter also advised that the Japanese were aware that the notebooks had been seized, and that the Netherlands East Indies Government knew their content, and could not complain.
Also, Japanese requests to conduct military and political activities in the Netherlands East Indies were also rejected.
Firstly, the Costa Rica Packet affair provides rare glimpses of day-to-day British commercial life in the remote eastern islands of the Netherlands East Indies in the mid to late nineteenth century.
4) Also in the Netherlands East Indies, branches of the CHH established by former members were mocked for being a 'Packard club', referring to the assumedly large number of expensive Packard automobile owners in the group (Govaars 2005:186).
The loss of Java is a gripping historical account of the military contest between the Allied and Japanese forces for the Netherlands East Indies in February and March 1942.
Therefore the early and swift capture of the island fulfilled Imperial Japan's needs for resources as well as facilitated the capture of Singapore, Malaya, and the Netherlands East Indies.
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.