The history of Java. Vol. I

Starting with a sketch of the decline and fall of the Dutch East India Company, the author describes the physical geography of Java, the origin of the natives, comparing the three main races, namely, the Javans, Malayus and Bugis, and the foreign settlers, all aspects of agriculture, manufactures and handicrafts, domestic and foreign commerce, character of the inhabitants of Java, court ceremonies with details of rank and title, festivals, language, literature and the fine arts.

 

Title
The history of Java. Vol. I
Creator
Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
Subject
Java (Indonesia)--History
Publisher
J. Murray, 1830
Digital Description
application/pdf, 50564 KB, 594 p.
Table of Contents
Dedication
Preface
Introduction
Ch.I. Geographical situation of Java ...
Ch.II. Origin of the natives ...
Ch.III. Importance of agriculture to Java ...
Ch.IV. Manufactures ...
Ch.V. Commerce...
Ch.VI. Character of the inhabitants of Java ...
Ch.VII. Ceremonies of the Court ...
Ch.VIII. Language ...
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