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Islands of the East Indies

Hawthorne Daniel

Islands of the East Indies

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malay Archipelago
    • Subjects:
    • Malay Archipelago -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hawthorne Daniel, with six maps by Lucien G. Picard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS601 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 266 p.
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6465910M
      LC Control Number44004841
      OCLC/WorldCa1706950

      Both these forces would support the Western Force, which was to attack and capture the oil refineries and airfields in Palembang. The Third, and most decisive war, resulted in the Northern Coast of Java being put under control by the VOC, and Mataram was divided into different kingdoms. Content is for presentation purposes only. In Major J.

      The first permanent administrative posts, at Fakfak and Manokwari, were not set up until To this end he structures the book into three sections from the perspective of the key European players, chronicling the activities of first the Portuguesethen the Dutch and then the English Java[ edit ] By all of Java was under Dutch rule excluding two Dutch vassal states. The Dutch East Indies fell into Japan's sphere.

      See also: Dutch East India Company in Indonesia and Economic history of the Netherlands — Expansion of the Dutch East Indies in the Indonesian Archipelago Centuries before Europeans arrived, the Indonesian archipelago supported various states, including commercially oriented coastal trading states and inland agrarian states. Sukarno 's government campaigned for Indonesian control of the territory, and with pressure from the United States, the Netherlands agreed to the New York Agreement which ceded the territory to Indonesian administration in May The first one resulted in the Dutch being allowed by the Sultan of Mataram to build forts anywhere on the Island of Java. Amphibious operations, preceded by air strikes and covered by air power developed with terrifying regularity. This was nothing in comparison to what awaited the survivors in the following months.


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Islands of the East Indies book

In tensions broke out, Pangeran Diponegoro had started the revolt in after the Dutch decision to build a road across a sacred tomb. At that hour, the governor general made a public announcement over the radio that the Netherlands "accepts the challenge and takes up arms against the Japanese Empire.

Even years later, discoveries about the destiny of its survivors are still found there. In the beginning, he persuaded those evil men that the victims had committed crimes such as theft, but later, the mutineers began to kill just for pleasure and because they were bored.

He has done a great deal of careful research and knows South East Asia well, having lived in Indonesia for decades. By the 18th century, each island had kept its own Assembly and made its own laws. A statue of Wiebbe Hayes in Geraldton, Australia. In contrast to Dutch repression of Indonesian nationalism, the Japanese allowed indigenous leaders to forge links amongst the masses, and they trained and armed the younger generations.

This trading network extended from Goa in India as far east as the Moluccas and Timor in Indonesia, and as far north as China and Japan. Peppered with accounts by past travellers as well as evocative descriptions from the authors own travels, each port city is brought to life with descriptions of the sights, sounds and smells of places like Malacca, the crossroads of the East.

Lucia during the entire period. The first permanent administrative posts, at Fakfak and Manokwari, were not set up until The islands continued to share one Governor and one Attorney-General.

It was not until that Dutch control was extended to Bali, just off the east coast of Java. Amphibious operations, preceded by air strikes and covered by air power developed with terrifying regularity.

Written in an easy to read style, with many illustrations, we are introduced to these individuals as real people and the personalities behind their famous names Each fastened on a small portion of the enemy and, by crippling him locally, finished by killing the entire animal.

The extensive East Indies are subdivided into two sections from a European perspectivearchaically called Hither India and Further India.

HISTORICAL RELATION OF THE ISLAND CEYLON IN THE EAST INDIES, ROBERT KNOX 14346 EPUB

Each island was called a "Presidency" under its own Administrator or Commissioner. Attempts to create a Federal Colony, as in the Leewards, were always resisted. Bythe eastern part of the island, including the important city of Palembang, was under Dutch control.

Thus the archipelago was divided into two spheres of influence: a British one, on the Malay Peninsula, and a Dutch one in the East Indies.

Java East Indies

The most prolonged military expedition was the Aceh War in which a Dutch invasion in was met with indigenous guerrilla resistance and ended with an Acehnese surrender in All laws and ordinances, however, had to be approved by each island council.

Kitts, Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. New Guinea[ edit ] In the Dutch formally claimed the west part of the island.Oct 29,  · It was bound for the Dutch East Indies where it was supposed to trade the treasure for spices.

From the beginning of the journey, something wasn’t right. Among the people on board (crew and passengers) there were some really shady characters. Pacific to the islands of the East Indies, New Guinea, and the Solomons.

With Japanese forces advancing southward ABDACOM frantically transferred units to the Western Pacific.

The Australian government secured permission to retrieve its three divisions from the Middle East. Jul 18,  · Following from his previous book, ‘Spice Islands’ in which Ian documented the the history of the spice trade in the Maluku and Banda Islands in Indonesia, where two very important and highly sought spices – cloves and nutmeg – originated, ‘East Indies’ looks at the impact of the European explorers and traders.

British West Indies

The Spanish East Indies were the colonies of the Spanish Empire in Asia and Oceania from until At one time or another, they included the Philippines, Marianas, Carolines, Palaos and Guam, as well as parts of Formosa (Taiwan), Sulawesi (Celebes) and the Moluccas (Maluku).Capital: Cebu (–), Manila (–).

The West Indies is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagos: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Lucayan Archipelago.

The region includes all the islands in or bordering the Caribbean Sea, plus The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, which are in the Atlantic Ocean.

This term also. An Historical Relation Of the Island Ceylon, in the East-Indies: Together, With an Account of the Detaining in Captivity the Author and divers other Englishmen now Living there, and of the Author’s Miraculous Escape.