Exploring the Dutch Empire : Agents, Networks and Institutions, 1600-2000
By: Antunes, Catia.
Contributor(s): Gommans, Jos.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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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