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On the Eighteenth Century As a Category of Asian History

Van Leur in Retrospect

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Economic history,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • Asia - History,
  • History - General History,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • History: World,
  • Leur, J. C. van,
  • Asia - General,
  • 1908-1942,
  • (Jacob Cornelis),,
  • ASIA

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLeonard Blusse (Editor), Femme Gaastra (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8909544M
    ISBN 101840146109
    ISBN 109781840146103

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The starting point of this volume is the scathing attack, far-reaching in its consequences, launched in by J.C. van Leur on the views then current on the character and significance of the 18th century as a category in Asian by: Book Description.

The starting point of this volume is the scathing attack, far-reaching in its consequences, launched in by J.C. van Leur on the views then current on the character and significance of the 18th century as a category in Asian history.

On the eighteenth century as a category of Asian history. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, © (OCoLC) Online version: On the eighteenth century as a category of Asian history. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, © (OCoLC) Named Person: J C van Leur; J C van Leur; J C van Leur: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

In the article he launched a frontal assault on a recent history of the Dutch East Indies in the eighteenth century by the colonial historian Godee Molsbergen.1 Here, as in earlier publications, Van Leur censured colonial historiography for its western bias, and put forward an ardent plea for Author: Leonard Blussé, Femme S Gaastra.

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Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, Pp. vii + $ (cloth). Job Van Leur's thirty-five passionate years had an extraordinary effect on the Asian historians who like myself came to maturity in the s and s.

The contradictions in On the Eighteenth Century As a Category of Asian History book youthful Author: Reid, Anthony. Get this from a library. On the Eighteenth Century As a Category of Asian History book the eighteenth century as a category of Asian history: Van Leur in retrospect.

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