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Dutch commerce and Chinese merchants in Java : colonial relationships in trade and finance, 1800-1942 / by Alexander Claver.

Author/creator Claver, Alexander
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.
Descriptionxxiv, 442 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
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Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land en Volkenkunde, 1572-1892 ; volume 291
Contents Glossary -- 1. Introduction -- Research outline -- Access to capital, information and security -- The Indonesian case -- Sources -- Research method -- 2. Prelude to rapid expansion (1800-1884) -- The colonial state and the economy -- The resilience of private enterprise -- Private enterprise under the cultivation system -- Tilting the balance : finance in transition -- Wholesalers and retailers -- 3. Crisis and adaptation (1884-1890s) -- Economic policy and political expansion -- The organization of trade -- The onset of the crisis : sugar and coffee -- The beginning of the crisis -- The crisis experienced -- The crisis prolonged : import and credit -- 4. Redefining Dutch-Chinese commercial relations (1890s-1910) -- An awkward alliance : the interdependence of Dutch and Chinese business -- The economic position of the Chinese under scrutiny -- A wave of failures : Surabaya in the late 1890s -- The Chinese boycot of the Handelsvereeniging Amsterdam -- 5. The road to expansion (1910-1930) -- The late colonial state : consolidation and conflict -- The colonial economy before 1914 -- The lure of sugar -- DJ B and the outbreak of the First World War -- The colonial economy after 1914 -- The Kwik Hoo Tong Handelmaatschappij : a prominent Chinese in sugar -- 6. Economic crisis and commercial resilience (1930-1942 ) -- The economic experience of the 1930s -- The incidence of failure : bankruptcy cases in the 1920s and 1930s -- Commercial resilience : two examples of crisis management in the 1930s -- 7. Conclusion -- A bird's-eye view of colonial trade -- Trade dynamics.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references(pages 405-429) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013040518
ISBN9789004256576 (hardback : acid-free paper)
ISBN9004256571 (hardback : acid-free paper)

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