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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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Sysling's analysis of racial science as it was practiced in the Netherlands Indies reveals striking parallels with developments in other imperial contexts.
Together with his younger cousin Fritz Sarasin, in the 1880s he travelled to Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka), then part of the British Empire, and to the Netherlands Indies in the 1890s and 1900s.
At the same time, its competitor the Netherlands Indies Electro Bioscope paid only 25 guilders per month for renting space on the grounds of the state railways (ibid.
Geert Banck (1937) is a retired professor of the anthropology of Brazil, who was attracted to investigate the life history of two namesakes, who made some impact in nineteenth century Netherlands and Netherlands Indies.
The Ethical Policy, which the colonial administration in the Netherlands Indies adopted as a guideline at the beginning of the twentieth century, was not only aimed at uplifting and developing 'native' society: it went hand in hand with large-scale military expeditions.
This essay will focus on the Netherlands Indies (Indonesia) and British India.
These people have only lived in this area for the last eighty years or so, having been moved in from even more remote places by the Netherlands Indies colonial government which was keen to exact taxes on their main source of livelihood: the gathering of non-timber products in the forest.
Two books produced during the war and printed in 1945, an English version of the celebratory Daar werd wat groots verricht entitled Mission interrupted: the Dutch in the East Indies and their work in the XXth century and a long series of essays about Science and scientists in the Netherlands Indies, argued for the continued relevance of the Dutch civilising mission in the East Indies.
In West Timor it was agreed that the Australians would help the Dutch re-establish their administration, and for this purpose Dutch civil and military authorities accompanied the occupation force, but the Australian army handed over command to the Netherlands Indies forces in March 1946.
The Netherlands Indies authorities had long suspected that Japan's pre-war economic penetration into their colony was a prelude to a subsequent military invasion, regarding even Japanese commoners, such as fishermen and retailers, as possible spies.
about the nineteenth-century Cultivation System run by the Dutch colonial government in the Netherlands Indies.
In the former Netherlands Indies, one of the important policies carried out by the Dutch authority was to have a group of Chinese acting as go-betweens as well as administrators and arbitrators for the internal affairs of their community.

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