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The early years of nursing in the Dutch East Indies, 1895–1920

Liesbeth Hesselink

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From 1900 Dutch nurses arrived in the East Indies, but their numbers were wholly insufficient to meet the colony’s increased demand for competent nursing staff. Therefore European physicians started ... More


Transformations and discussion: Suriname and the Netherlands, 1863–1890

Stephen Snelders

in Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname Under Dutch Rule, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526112996
eISBN:
9781526128485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526112996.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Dutch debates about leprosy between 1863 and 1890. The debates took place when the threat of a ‘return’ of leprosy to the Netherlands appeared to materialise. While Dutch policy ... More


The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

John K. Stutterheim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to ... More


Two Films and a Coronation: The Containment of Islam in Flores in the 1920s

Sandeep Ray

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his chapter, Sandeep Ray explores two films shot in 1926 in the under-studied region of Flores in eastern Indonesia by a Dutch catholic priest turned film-maker. In addition to setting out the ... More


The Problem with Home (1)

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Dissatisfied with the post-World War I intellectual and creative climate in Germany, Walter Spies at age twenty-eight, prepared to leave a newly successful artistic career in Germany. He planned to ... More


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