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Networks of empire : forced migration in the Dutch East India Company

Author: Kerry Ward
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Studies in comparative world history.
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"Kerry Ward argues that the Dutch East India Company empire manifested itself through multiple networks that amalgamated spatially and over time into an imperial web whose sovereignty was effectively created and maintained but always partial and contingent. Networks of Empire proposes that early modern empires consisted of durable networks of trade, administration, settlement, legality, and migration whose regional  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Ward
ISBN: 9780521885867 0521885868 9780521745994 0521745993
OCLC Number: 182552865
Description: xv, 340 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Networks of empire and imperial sovereignty --
The evolution of governance and forced migration --
Crime and punishment in Batavia, circa 1730-1750 --
The Cape cauldron : strategic site in transoceanic imperial networks --
Company and court politics in Java : Islam and exile at the Cape --
Forced migration and Cape colonial society --
Disintegrating imperial networks.
Series Title: Studies in comparative world history.
Responsibility: Kerry Ward.
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Ward argues that the Dutch East India Company empire manifested itself through multiple networks that amalgamated spatially and over time into an imperial web whose sovereignty was effectively  Read more...

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'... Ward's intriguing and suggestive detail will be a revelation for historians of South Africa.' Journal of African History

 
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