Java and Modern Europe

Java and Modern Europe
Author: Ann Kumar
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2013-10-11
ISBN: 1136790926
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Java and Modern Europe Book Excerpt:

This book presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilisation. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this picture of the new world of Europe, and then looks at the important question of the changing place of the Dutch in the new economic order from the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. This is followed by a brief account of the history of the Dutch East-India Company in Java, and its political effects. Part Two deals with the nature of the Javanese ancien regime, both in court and in provincial circles, with a focus on society and civilisation, rather than those staples of Javanese historiography to date, political events and economic statistics. Part Three deals with the overall pattern set by the VOC's changing economic imperatives and with the impact of the successive tides of capitalism on three regional societies of Java. Part Four deals with intellectual shifts that took place in this period, and argues that these shifts were less conservative than the socio-economic ones described in Part Three and, though more fragile and vulnerable, were crucial for the future. The conclusion attempts to show the significance of these developments for modern Indonesia and the way in which some of the dynamics begun in this period are being played out in the contemporary world.

Empire and Science in the Making

Empire and Science in the Making
Author: P. Boomgaard
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2013-10-23
ISBN: 1137334029
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Empire and Science in the Making Book Excerpt:

Drawing on extensive new research, and bringing much new scholarship before English readers for the first time, this wide-ranging volume examines how knowledge was created and circulated throughout the Dutch Empire, and how these processes compared with those of the Imperial Britain, Spain, and Russia.

Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

Constructing the Viennese Modern Body
Author: Nathan J. Timpano
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2017-05-25
ISBN: 1315413671
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Constructing the Viennese Modern Body Book Excerpt:

This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following question: How and to what end was the human body discussed, portrayed, and utilized as an aesthetic metaphor in turn-of-the-century Vienna? By scrutinizing theatrically “hysterical” performances, avant-garde puppet plays, and images created by Oskar Kokoschka, Koloman Moser, Egon Schiele and others, Nathan J. Timpano discusses how Viennese artists favored the pathological or puppet-like body as their contribution to European modernism.

A Prince in a Republic

A Prince in a Republic
Author: John Monfries
Publsiher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2015-01-14
ISBN: 9814519383
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Prince in a Republic Book Excerpt:

Hamengku Buwono IX, the late Sultan of Yogyakarta Special Province, is revered by Indonesians as one of the great founders of the modern Indonesian state. He leaves a positive but in some ways ambiguous legacy in political terms. His most conspicuous achievement was the survival of hereditary Yogyakartan kingship, and he provided rare stability and continuity in Indonesia’s highly fractured modern history. Under the New Order, Hamengku Buwono also helped to launch the Indonesian economy on a much stronger growth path. Although remembered as the epitome of “political decency”, he faded from power and influence as Vice President in the 1970s, and the repressive and anti-democratic features of Suharto’s New Order seemed to contradict much of what Hamengku Buwono originally stood for. This biography seeks to explain his political standpoint, motivations, and achievements, and set his career in the context of his times.

Changes of Regime And Social Dynamics in West Java

Changes of Regime And Social Dynamics in West Java
Author: Atsushi Ōta
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9004150919
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Changes of Regime And Social Dynamics in West Java Book Excerpt:

This volume deals with the sultanate of Banten from the outbreak of the rebellion of 1750-52 to the launching of the Cultivation System in 1830. After the suppression of the rebellion by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), local society showed considerable vitality. The introduction by the VOC of forced exploitation of the pepper cultivation did not lead to a significant increase in production, but enabled the local elites to augment their power. In the late 18th century Asian traders (many Bugis and Chinese) and English country traders integrated Banten and its Sumatran territory Lampung into a vibrant inter-regional trading network. This trade pattern, which involved the exchange of pepper and the maritime and forest products demanded by the China market for opium, contributed to the emergence of a new economic order in insular South-East Asia. This study shows how the the society of Banten was in a state of constant transformation in reaction to the Western presence and the shifts of the world economy during the period from 1750 to 1830.

The History of Modern Europe

The History of Modern Europe
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1836
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World

Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World
Author: Jan van der Putten,Mary Kilcline Cody
Publsiher: NUS Press
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9789971694548
Category: Literary Collections
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World Book Excerpt:

This book brings together a group of international scholars, inspired by the scholarly perspective of Australian philologist Ian Proudfoot, who look at calendars and time, royal myths, colonial expeditions, printing, propaganda, theater, art, Islamic manuscripts, and many more aspects of Malayan history.

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History 1350 1750

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History  1350 1750
Author: Hamish Scott
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2015-07-23
ISBN: 0191020001
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History 1350 1750 Book Excerpt:

This Handbook re-examines the concept of early modern history in a European and global context. The term 'early modern' has been familiar, especially in Anglophone scholarship, for four decades and is securely established in teaching, research, and scholarly publishing. More recently, however, the unity implied in the notion has fragmented, while the usefulness and even the validity of the term, and the historical periodisation which it incorporates, have been questioned. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750 provides an account of the development of the subject during the past half-century, but primarily offers an integrated and comprehensive survey of present knowledge, together with some suggestions as to how the field is developing. It aims both to interrogate the notion of 'early modernity' itself and to survey early modern Europe as an established field of study. The overriding aim will be to establish that 'early modern' is not simply a chronological label but possesses a substantive integrity. Volume II is devoted to 'Cultures and Power', opening with chapters on philosophy, science, art and architecture, music, and the Enlightenment. Subsequent sections examine 'Europe beyond Europe', with the transformation of contact with other continents during the first global age, and military and political developments, notably the expansion of state power.

The History of Modern Europe with a View of Progress of Society from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763

The History of Modern Europe  with a View of Progress of Society from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris  in 1763
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1862
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History of Modern Europe with a View of Progress of Society from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763 Book Excerpt:

The Hand Book of History and Chronology Embracing Modern History Both European and American for the 16th 17th 18th and 19th Centuries Etc

The Hand Book of History and Chronology  Embracing Modern History  Both European and American  for the 16th  17th  18th  and 19th Centuries  Etc
Author: John Martin GREGORY
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1867
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hand Book of History and Chronology Embracing Modern History Both European and American for the 16th 17th 18th and 19th Centuries Etc Book Excerpt:

Alcohol in Early Java

Alcohol in Early Java
Author: Jiří Jákl
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 406
Release: 2021-10-25
ISBN: 9004417036
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alcohol in Early Java Book Excerpt:

In Alcohol in Early Java: Its Social and Cultural Significance, Jiří Jákl offers an account of the history of alcohol in pre-Islamic Java (9-15th C.E.).

Becoming An Anthropological Approach to Understandings of the Person in Java

Becoming     An Anthropological Approach to Understandings of the Person in Java
Author: Konstantinos Retsikas
Publsiher: Anthem Press
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2014-10-01
ISBN: 1783083107
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Becoming An Anthropological Approach to Understandings of the Person in Java Book Excerpt:

‘Becoming – An Anthropological Approach to Understandings of the Person in Java’ is an ethnographic monograph that examines the ways in which the peoples of a peri-urban locality in East Java, Indonesia conceive of the person, by looking at how their everyday practices relate to understandings of ethnicity, kinship, Islam and gender. The volume is also a thought experiment that aims to make a theoretical contribution to the discipline of anthropology by proposing the concept of the ‘diaphoron’ person and re-deploying the method of ‘total ethnography’.

The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia

The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia
Author: Ulbe Bosma
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2013-10-07
ISBN: 1107435307
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia Book Excerpt:

European markets almost exclusively relied on Caribbean sugar produced by slave labor until abolitionist campaigns began around 1800. Thereafter, importing Asian sugar and transferring plantation production to Asia became a serious option for the Western world. In this book, Ulbe Bosma details how the British and Dutch introduced the sugar plantation model in Asia and refashioned it over time. Although initial attempts by British planters in India failed, the Dutch colonial administration was far more successful in Java, where it introduced in 1830 a system of forced cultivation that tied local peasant production to industrial manufacturing. A century later, India adopted the Java model in combination with farmers' cooperatives rather than employing coercive measures. Cooperatives did not prevent industrial sugar production from exploiting small farmers and cane cutters, however, and Bosma finds that much of modern sugar production in Asia resembles the abuses of labor by the old plantation systems of the Caribbean.

The Flaming Womb

The Flaming Womb
Author: Barbara Watson Andaya
Publsiher: University of Hawaii Press
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2006-01-01
ISBN: 0824829557
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Flaming Womb Book Excerpt:

The Princess of the Flaming Womb, the Javanese legend that introduces this pioneering study, symbolizes the many ambiguities attached to femaleness in Southeast Asian societies. Yet, despite these ambiguities, the relatively egalitarian nature of male-female relations in Southeast Asia is central to arguments claiming a coherent identity for the region. This challenging work by senior scholar Barbara Watson Andaya considers such contradictions while offering a thought-provoking view of Southeast Asian history that focuses on women's roles and perceptions. Andaya explores the broad themes of the early modern era (1500-1800) - the introduction of new religions, major economic shifts, changing patterns of state control, the impact of elite lifestyles and behaviors - drawing on an extraordinary range of sources and citing numerous examples from Thai, Vietnamese, Burmese, Philippine, and Malay societies.

THE HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND A VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY FROM THE RISE of the MODERN KINGDOMS TO THE PEACE of PARIS in 1763

THE HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE  AND A VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY  FROM THE RISE of the MODERN KINGDOMS TO THE PEACE of PARIS in 1763
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1789
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

THE HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND A VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY FROM THE RISE of the MODERN KINGDOMS TO THE PEACE of PARIS in 1763 Book Excerpt:

The History of Modern Europe From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the treaty of Amiens in 1802

The History of Modern Europe  From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the treaty of Amiens in 1802
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1844
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History of Modern Europe From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the treaty of Amiens in 1802 Book Excerpt:

The Hidden Force

The Hidden Force
Author: Louis Couperus
Publsiher: Good Press
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2019-12-02
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden Force Book Excerpt:

"The Hidden Force" by Louis Couperus (translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Religious Diaspora in Early Modern Europe

Religious Diaspora in Early Modern Europe
Author: Timothy G. Fehler,Greta Grace Kroeker,Charles H. Parker,Jonathan Ray
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN: 1317318706
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Religious Diaspora in Early Modern Europe Book Excerpt:

This collection of essays looks at the shared experience of exile across different groups in the early modern period. Contributors argue that exile is a useful analytical tool in the study of a wide variety of peoples previously examined in isolation.

The History of Modern Europe pt III From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 pt IV From the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 to the death of Alexander the Russian Emperor in 1825

The History of Modern Europe  pt  III  From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802  pt  IV  From the Treaty of Amiens  in 1802  to the death of Alexander  the Russian Emperor  in 1825
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1871
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History of Modern Europe pt III From the peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 pt IV From the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 to the death of Alexander the Russian Emperor in 1825 Book Excerpt:

The History of Modern Europe pt 3 From the Peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 pt 4 From the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 to the death of Alexander I the Russian emperor in 1825

The History of Modern Europe  pt  3  From the Peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802   pt  4  From the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 to the death of Alexander I  the Russian emperor  in 1825
Author: William Russell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1841
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Europe
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History of Modern Europe pt 3 From the Peace of Paris in 1763 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 pt 4 From the Treaty of Amiens in 1802 to the death of Alexander I the Russian emperor in 1825 Book Excerpt: