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Title: Agon Sulthan van Bantam. Treurspel in vijf bedrijven. Ingeleid en geannoteerd (Introduced and annotated) by G.C. de Waard.
Description: Zwolle, Tjeenk Willink, 1968. sm.8. orig.limp wraps, dustjacket. 135pp. frontisp.(portr.), another portr. and a facsim. plate after an original engraving, extensive footnotes, being annotations to original old-dutch text. [Klassieken uit de Nederlandse Letterkunde]. Historic drama in five acts, describing the history of the political-military controversy between the Bantam Sultanate under Abu'l Fath I Abd el-Fattah, better know under his nickname Ageng (Agon) and the dutch East India Company, V.O.C. at the end of the 17th century, ending with the total submission of the Sultanate to the V.O.C. With an extensive historical and literary introduction. The literary debut of Onno (1711-1779) Zwier Van Haren, member of old frisian Gentry; friend to Prince William IV of the Netherlands, holding important public offices in Friesland Province. Onno, a lawyer was forced to drop all his public offices in 1760, being accused of incest.

Keywords: literature history drama voc dutch east india company ageng colonialism java bantam indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 40734