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Title: Vrouwen in de Nederlandse KoloniŽn. Orig. edn.
Description: Nijmegen, SUN, 1986. Original partly coloured and illustrated limp wrappers. 199pp. Many black/white plates and illustrations in text, after original engravings and photographs, facsims. after archivalia, english summaries, concise biographical notes on contributors, extensive footnotes to each contribution, table of contents, repeated on lower outer wrapper. [Jaarboek voor Vrouwengeschiedenis, 7]. Annual publication with as subject matter the history of women, this seventh issue contains together 8 contributions, with english summaries, describing the history and development of the social position of women in the dutch colonial empire. Contributions by Jean Gelman ('European and Eurasian women under V.O.C. charter'); Elsbeth Locher-Scholten ('Through coloured glasses. Colonial Sources on women's labour on Java in the nineteenth and twentieth century'); Sita van Bemmelen ('A study of customary law in historical perspective. J.C. Vergouwen on Toba-Batak women'); Nicole Lucas ('Marriage bans, native housekeepers, and European women. Concubinage in the plantation world of Sumatra's East Coast, 1860-1940'); Wim Hoogbergen & Marjo de Theye ('Surinamese women in slavery'); Marja Oomens ('Polygamy and other licentious practices. Birthrate policies for Surinamese slaves in the nineteenth century'), etc.Very fine copy.

Keywords: essays contributions women histury culture heritage slavery caribbean surinam colonialism labour java customary law indonesia southeast asia guyanas

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47914