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Title: BERGAUL: 40 jaar Molukkers in Winterswijk [1959-1999]. [Eerste, enige, druk; First edition].
Description: Winterswijk, Vereniging Het Museum, 1999. 8. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold black type, with coloured illustration. 152pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations, featuring portraits of Moluccan refugees, topographical views of Winterswijk city, plan and name-list of Moluccan refugees in Camp Vosseveld 1959/1960, some facsims. after archivalia, including a full-page map of South-eastern Indonesia, 1722, bibliographhy, list of archivalia consulted, preface by Wim Manuhuto in dutch and indonesian-malay in which the local term Bergaul [= met elkaar omgaan], table of contents. Dutch language historic survey describing the arrival in 1959 of a group of former Moluccan troops incl. families, repatriated from the Indonesian Republic to Holland, first received in refugee camp Vosseveld, after a short period in Winterswijk city, Achterhoek region, Gelderland Province. A description of four decades of social integration with local dutch population,efforts by locals, both Molucacans and Dutch, getting acquinted wih each other, the role of the church, social workers, sportsclubs. Very fine copy. Out-of-Print.

Keywords: winterwswijk refugees moluccans ambonese molukkers society repatriation history commemmoration achterhoek gelderland gelre gelriae indonesia southeastasia integration bergaul cooperation samenleven

Price: EUR 35.00 = appr. US$ 38.04 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54565