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Java and Modern Europe - Ambiguous Encounters (Hardcover, annotated edition): Ann Kumar
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Building on previous developments, Europe developed from the 18th century a particular package of characteristics along the whole spectrum between practical and intellectual that both gave it a dynamic capacity for expansion and set the format of what is recognized as the modern world. Because of this development, it posed a serious challenge to large parts of the non-European world. This text presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilization. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this picture of the new world of Europe, and then looks at the important question of the challenging place of the Dutch in the new economic order from the 17th to the 18th century. This is followed by a brief account of the Dutch East-India Company in Java, and its political effects. Part Two deals with the nature of the Javanese "ancien regime", both in court and in provincial circles, with a focus on society and civilization, rather than those staples of Javanese historiography to date, political events and economic s

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Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: May 1997
First published: May 1997
Authors: Ann Kumar
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 40mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 420
Edition: annotated edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-7007-0433-0
Barcode: 9780700704330
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Economic history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Economic history
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Books > Humanities > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > 1500 to 1900
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LSN: 0-7007-0433-7

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