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Exploring the Dutch Empire : Agents, Networks and Institutions, 1600-2000

By: Antunes, Catia.
Contributor(s): Gommans, Jos.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9781474236430.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Exploring the Dutch Empire : Agents, Networks and Institutions, 1600-2000Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover page; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Exploring the Dutch Empire; Agents, networks and institutions; Notes; PART ONE Agents; CHAPTER ONE South Asian Cosmopolitanism and the Dutch Microcosms in Seventeenth-Century Cochin (Kerala) 1; Introduction; Cochin's cosmopolitanism; Van Goens and the morphology of Cochin; Van Reede and the politics of Cochin; South Asian cosmopolitanism and the Dutch microcosms; Notes
CHAPTER TWO Negotiating Foreignness in the Ottoman Empire: The Legal Complications of Cosmopolitanism in the Eighteenth CenturyDiplomatic networks: The Ottomans and the West; Consular networks; Defi ning foreignness; The concept of 'nation'; Mixed marriages; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER THREE Pioneering in Southeast Asia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century; Batavia, seat of government; Piracy and commercial expansion; A seafaring adventurer of great talents; Concluding remarks; Notes; CHAPTER FOUR Nodal Ndola; Notes; PART TWO Networks
CHAPTER FIVE The Networks of Dutch Brazil: Rise, Entanglement and Fall of a Colonial DreamIntroduction; The trading networks: The rise of a colonial dream; Networks of power: Politics and governance in the Republic and Brazil; Networks of infl uence: Lobbying for Brazil; Afterthoughts; Notes; CHAPTER SIX Networks of Information: The Dutch East Indies; Introduction; Colonial archives as global systems of domination; The Dutch colonial archive; Exchange of letters; Mail reports; The telegraph; Global communication; Information practices at the local level; From colonial to global; The hadj
The consulate in a 'global network'Conclusions; Notes; CHAPTER SEVEN Paramaribo: Myriad Connections, Multiple Identifi cations 1; Movement of people; Flow of goods; Exchange of ideas; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER EIGHT The Global Dutchman in Indonesian Waters; A multifaceted world of traders; Agent of colonial state formation; Dynamics of globalization; A postcolonial epilogue; Conclusion; Notes; PART THREE Institutions; CHAPTER NINE 'Not out of Love, but for Money and Profi t' 1 : Dutch-Japanese Trade from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century; Introduction: A landlocked empire
Policy discussionsThe move to Deshima; The need for information; Dutch perceptions; Fūsetsu-gaki; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER TEN Institutional Interaction on the Gold Coast: African and Dutch Institutional Cooperation in Elmina, 1600-1800; Introduction; Dutch institutions on the Gold Coast; African institutions on the Gold Coast; Military collaboration; Law and order; The role of middlemen; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER ELEVEN Conflict Resolution, Social Control and Law-Making in Eighteenth-Century Dutch Sri Lanka; Divided sovereignty and colonial enclaves
Social control and law-making at work: Criminal justice
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Cover page; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Exploring the Dutch Empire; Agents, networks and institutions; Notes; PART ONE Agents; CHAPTER ONE South Asian Cosmopolitanism and the Dutch Microcosms in Seventeenth-Century Cochin (Kerala) 1; Introduction; Cochin's cosmopolitanism; Van Goens and the morphology of Cochin; Van Reede and the politics of Cochin; South Asian cosmopolitanism and the Dutch microcosms; Notes

CHAPTER TWO Negotiating Foreignness in the Ottoman Empire: The Legal Complications of Cosmopolitanism in the Eighteenth CenturyDiplomatic networks: The Ottomans and the West; Consular networks; Defi ning foreignness; The concept of 'nation'; Mixed marriages; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER THREE Pioneering in Southeast Asia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century; Batavia, seat of government; Piracy and commercial expansion; A seafaring adventurer of great talents; Concluding remarks; Notes; CHAPTER FOUR Nodal Ndola; Notes; PART TWO Networks

CHAPTER FIVE The Networks of Dutch Brazil: Rise, Entanglement and Fall of a Colonial DreamIntroduction; The trading networks: The rise of a colonial dream; Networks of power: Politics and governance in the Republic and Brazil; Networks of infl uence: Lobbying for Brazil; Afterthoughts; Notes; CHAPTER SIX Networks of Information: The Dutch East Indies; Introduction; Colonial archives as global systems of domination; The Dutch colonial archive; Exchange of letters; Mail reports; The telegraph; Global communication; Information practices at the local level; From colonial to global; The hadj

The consulate in a 'global network'Conclusions; Notes; CHAPTER SEVEN Paramaribo: Myriad Connections, Multiple Identifi cations 1; Movement of people; Flow of goods; Exchange of ideas; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER EIGHT The Global Dutchman in Indonesian Waters; A multifaceted world of traders; Agent of colonial state formation; Dynamics of globalization; A postcolonial epilogue; Conclusion; Notes; PART THREE Institutions; CHAPTER NINE 'Not out of Love, but for Money and Profi t' 1 : Dutch-Japanese Trade from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century; Introduction: A landlocked empire

Policy discussionsThe move to Deshima; The need for information; Dutch perceptions; Fūsetsu-gaki; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER TEN Institutional Interaction on the Gold Coast: African and Dutch Institutional Cooperation in Elmina, 1600-1800; Introduction; Dutch institutions on the Gold Coast; African institutions on the Gold Coast; Military collaboration; Law and order; The role of middlemen; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER ELEVEN Conflict Resolution, Social Control and Law-Making in Eighteenth-Century Dutch Sri Lanka; Divided sovereignty and colonial enclaves

Social control and law-making at work: Criminal justice

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Catia Antunes is Associate Professor of Early Modern Economic and Social History at Leiden University, the Netherlands. She is the author of Globalization in the Early Modern Period (2004).Jos Gommans in Professor of Colonial and Global History at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is author of The Rise of the Indo-Afghan Empire, 1710-1780 (1999) and Mughal Warfare (2002).

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