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‘The Moluccans. A forgotten story’ Review

Coen Verbraak De Molukkers. Een vergeten geschiedenis Alfabet Uitgevers, ISBN 9789021240005, E 22,50 This is the book that goes with the television series by the...

Book Reviews in Dutch 2

by Peter van Riel Soo Kim Dit is Korea Terra, ISBN 9789089898425, Euro 22,99 Wij hebben iets met landen als Taiwan en Korea. Al was het maar vanwege al die devices made...

In search of a lost fatherland (2) Rudy Kousbroek and Sitor Situmorang about Sumatra

by Dirk A. Buiskool Photo Barbara Brouwer, Marc Vervaart   After a stay of more than 30 years on Sumatra, I became attached to the country. In 1990 I came to Medan as a...

In search of a lost fatherland (1) Rudy Kousbroek and Sitor Situmorang about Sumatra

by Dirk A. Buiskool Photo Barbara Brouwer After a stay of more than 30 years on Sumatra, I became attached to the country. In 1990 I came to Medan as a teacher of...

Muslims in Indonesia. A majority with a minority mentality

Islam in Indonesia Despite the fact the Indonesian archipelago has the largest Muslim population in the world, Islamic parties have never had the majority in its...

Community-Based Ecotourism in North Sumatra

Community-Based Ecotourism as a Way to Ensure Nature Conservation, and Well-being in North Sumatra, Indonesia by Roderick T.J. Buiskool, M.A.   Orangutan and infant...

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Book reviews in Dutch

  BOOK REVIEWS New books in Dutch Pas verschenen     Lonely Planet 80 Duurzame reizen. Inspirerende routes waarvoor je niet hoeft te vliegen Kosmos...

Book review: Hide among bamboo

Birgit Treipl Hide among bamboo. My father’s childhood in the Dutch East Indies HarperCollins Holland, Euro 20, – Language: Dutch Definitely not a book for...

Life, Death, and Love on Bali

by Bika Pidada When I thought of writing this story, I wanted to write an angry piece. It would be a story about tradition, the inequality of genders within the...