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Title: Nieuw Guinea als schakel tussen Nederland en IndonesiŽ. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Amsterdam, De Bezige Bij, 1961. Stout 9į. Original glossy coloured illustrated limp wrappers designed by Karel Bunis. Covertitle i9n bold white type. 431pp. References, some comparative tables in text, synopsis printed on lower outer cover, table of contents. [Kwadraatpocket nr. 3]. Dutch language scholarly socio-economic investigation into the dutch-indonesian political disput about the future of the dutch territory of West New Guinea (Irian Barat, also known as West Papua). In the first part author describes the political situation rising from the indonesian demand for a transfer of dutch sovereignty to Indonesia of West Papua, on political and ethnic grounds. Tauthor advises the Papuan population to joint by free will the indonesian Republic as economic and political development will advance rapidly. In the second part author advocates the transfer of sovereigny on economic grounds, e.g.: economic interests of the dutch in Indonesia will be endangered instead of improved, also previous investments in West Nes Guinea will be safeguarded and even expanded on a much larger scale. Also the political status of the dutch will rise in the Western Rord. This viewpont was strongly and publicly supported by leading dutch economic figures. Paperback edn. (as orig. publ.). Very good copy.

Keywords: newguinea irianbarat westnewguinea sovereigntyu transfer power history economics society papuans indonesians melanesia race oceania

Price: EUR 30.00 = appr. US$ 32.61 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56385