Commodities and colonialism : the story of big sugar in Indonesia, 1880-1942 / by G. Roger Knight.

Author
Knight, G. R. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston, Massachusetts : Brill, 2013.
  • ©2013
Description
xi, 291 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 286. [More in this series]
  • Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; volume 286
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-284) and index.
Contents
Introduction. Java sugar and the age of mass production -- A new epoch : the asian connection -- A precocious appetite : fertilizer, horticulture and agro-industry in the field -- Bureaucracy versus plantocracy : the colonial state and 'Big sugar' -- No business like sugar business : from profit to investment -- Enmeshed in Lilliput : constraints on growth -- No escape : the HVA and the Djatiroto project -- Maring the best of it : the twenties and the apogee of big sugar -- Commercial nemesis : Java, Japan and the Raj -- Conclusion and postscript : the story of 'Big sugar' in Indonesia -- Appendix 1. Various data, Circa 1880-1940 -- Appendix 2. Main export destinations : Java sugar, Circa 1880-1940 -- Appendix 3. Productions costs at the Modjo Agoeng sugar factory, Surabaya residency, East Java, 1905-1940 -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN
  • 9789004250512 (hardback)
  • 9004250514 (hardback)
LCCN
2013931781
OCLC
828140586
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