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Bitter bonds : a colonial divorce drama of the seventeenth century

Author: Leonard Blussé; Diane Webb
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener Publishers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Markus Wiener edView all editions and formats
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This work weaves together details about women in colonial societies in East and Southeast Asia. It provides insights into the rigorous jurisprudence of the day, and sketches the policies of the East  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blussé, Leonard, 1946-
Bitter bonds.
Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener Publishers, 2002
(OCoLC)606912335
Online version:
Blussé, Leonard, 1946-
Bitter bonds.
Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener Publishers, 2002
(OCoLC)632053865
Named Person: Joan Bitter; Cornelia van Nijenroode; Joan Bitter; Cornelia van Nijenroode
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Blussé; Diane Webb
ISBN: 1558762523 9781558762527 1558762531 9781558762534
OCLC Number: 49531411
Description: ix, 194 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Otemba --
Period Piece --
Portrait of a Marriage --
Setting the Scene --
Give and Take --
The Parrot's Account --
The Lost Sheep --
The So-Called Reconciliation --
The Last Round --
The Bitter End.
Other Titles: Bitters bruid.
Responsibility: Leonard Blussé ; translated by Diane Webb.
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The Economist chose this as one of its Books of the Year: "The story of a rich, half-Japanese beauty in Batavia and her tempestuous divorce from a cold, tough colonial official. Leonard Blusse's new Read more...

 
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