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Author Claver, Alexander.

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

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 442 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file rda
Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land en Volkenkunde, 1572-1892 ; volume 291
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 291.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-429) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary Dutch Commerce and Chinese Merchants in Java describes the vanished commercial world of colonial Java. Alexander Claver shows the challenges of a demanding business environment by highlighting trade and finance mechanisms, and the relationships between the participants involved.
Language Text in English.
Subject Java (Indonesia) -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
Java (Indonesia) -- Commerce -- History -- 20th century.
Netherlands -- Commerce -- History.
China -- Commerce -- History.
Dutch -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Chinese -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Merchants -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia -- Economic conditions.
Netherlands -- Foreign economic relations -- China.
China -- Foreign economic relations -- Netherlands.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Colonialism & Post-Colonialism.
Chinese. (OCoLC)fst00857169
Commerce. (OCoLC)fst00869279
Dutch. (OCoLC)fst00899678
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
International economic relations. (OCoLC)fst00976891
Merchants. (OCoLC)fst01017057
Netherlandish colonies. (OCoLC)fst01930858
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Indonesia -- Java. (OCoLC)fst01244461
Netherlands. (OCoLC)fst01204034
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Claver, Alexander. Dutch commerce and Chinese merchants in Java 9789004256576 (DLC) 2013040518 (OCoLC)863043975
ISBN 9789004263239 (electronic bk.)
9004263233 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.1163/9789004263239 DOI
AU@ 000054953334
DEBBG BV044071112
DEBSZ 431809194
NLGGC 382586255
NZ1 15566649
AU@ 000066529406

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