Dutch New Guinea, 1895-1938


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Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998, pp. 455-478.

Rutherford, Danilyn Fox, ‘Trekking to New Guinea: Dutch colonial fantasies of a virgin land, 1900-1942', in Julia Clancy-Smith and Frances Gouda, eds., Domesticating the empire: race, gender, and family life in French and Dutch colonialism. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998, pp. 255-271

Veur, Paul W. van der, Search for New Guinea's boundaries: from Torres Strait to the Pacific. Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1966.


Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1895 - 1895