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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10583254M
ISBN 100548399239
ISBN 109780548399231

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The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Company Bahadur, or simply The Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company. It was formed to trade in the Indian Fate: Government of India Act Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomes, William Henry, Life in the East Indies. Boston, Lee and Shepard; New York, Lee. The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South (Indian subcontinent) and Southeast Asia. In a more restricted sense, the Indies can be used to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago. The name "Indies" is used to connote parts of Asia that came under the Indian cultural sphere. Life in the East Indies. Boston: Lee and Shepard, (DLC)nuc (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William H Thomes.

In his book, Thief of Glory, Sigmund Brouwer tells the story of Jeremiah Prins whose advantaged life in the Dutch East Indies is swept up into World War II. Forced into a Japanese internment camp, and separated from his father and older brothers, Jeremiah takes it upon himself to ensure the survival of his mother and younger siblings/5. Little is known of Captain Alexander Hamilton other than what he tells us in this work, first published in Written during his retirement, it is both an invaluable source of information on south-east Asia at the time and a lively travelogue of Hamilton's adventurous seafaring life in the service of the East India Company and independently between and Cited by: 1. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ohio RIS Southeast Asia: Memoirs of an Indo Woman: Twentieth-Century Life in the East Indies and Abroad 92 by Marguerite Schenkhuizen (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! ‘Meticulously researched and sumptuously illustrated with old maps and paintings, Ian Burnet’s second book, East Indies, tells the fascinating story of the rise of the trading empires of the Portuguese, Dutch and English which led to the colonisation of much of the Asia by European the early 16th Century traders, adventurers, priests and pirates were lured by the .

“There are matters in that book, said to be done by the express command of God, that are as shocking to humanity, and to every idea we have of moral justice, as any thing done by Robespierre, by Carrier, by Joseph le Bon, in France, by the English government in the East Indies, or by any other assassin in modern times. “This books is most valuable for its minutely detailed record of the everyday life of the Indos of Java in the heyday of the Dutch East Indies. Ms. Schenkhuizen was a keen observer, with what seems a near-photographic memory for scenes and situations. The book provides plenty of raw material for the study of culture contact and human tensions.   The rare-books dealer Donald Heald displays a vividly illustrated book of East Indies marine life at the recent New York International Antiquarian Book Fair. Memoirs of an Indo Woman: Twentieth-Century Life in the East Indies and Abroad [Marguerite Schenkhuizen and Liselot Stout Van Balgooy]. The memoirs of Marguérite Schenkhuizen provide an overview of practically the whole of the twentieth century as ex.