Social Careers Across Imperial Spaces: An Empire Family in the Dutch-British World, 1811-1933

@article{Drienhuizen2016SocialCA,
  title={Social Careers Across Imperial Spaces: An Empire Family in the Dutch-British World, 1811-1933},
  author={Caroline Drie{\"e}nhuizen},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  year={2016},
  volume={44},
  pages={397 - 422}
}
  • C. Drieënhuizen
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
ABSTRACT Here the object biography of a scale model of an old Dutch colonial sugar factory directs us to the history of an extended family, and demonstrates the connectedness of people and identities across and within European imperial spaces in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This case study shows how people in colonial Indonesia became ‘Dutch’ through their social networks and cultural capital (for instance a European education). They even came to belong to the colonial and… Expand
3 Citations
Difference Between the Self and the Heathen. European Imperial Culture in Dutch Missionary Exhibitions, 1909–1957
ABSTRACT ‘Imperial culture’ is a concept coined by British historiography to describe the influence of imperialism on metropolitan British culture. Although it is now used in other nationalExpand
The Dutch and the Second British Empire in the Early Nineteenth-Century Indian Ocean World
During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the British Empire grew through its invasion of Dutch colonies around the Indian Ocean rim. The incursions entwined British and Dutch politics,Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 104 REFERENCES
East of the Cape in 1832: The Old Indies World, Empire Families and “Colonial Women” in Nineteenth-century Java1
This paper deals with several themes central to recent debate about Dutch colonial society in Java, the key island of the erstwhile Netherlands Indies. Primarily, these themes relate to theExpand
Imperial Relations: Histories of family in the British Empire
In early 1860, Mary Moody gave birth to a daughter, Susan, at the Royal Engineers camp in New Westminster, British Columbia, where her husband was stationed as detachment commander, chiefExpand
Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World
Starting with the premise that Europe was made by its imperial projects as much as colonial encounters were shaped by events and conflicts in Europe, the contributors to Tensions of EmpireExpand
Imperial Networks: Creating Identities in Nineteenth-Century South Africa and Britain
Imperial Networks investigates the discourses and practices of British colonialism. It reveals how British colonialism in the Eastern Cape region was informed by, and itself informed, imperial ideasExpand
British Settler Discourse and the Circuits of Empire
This paper draws attention to the ways that free British emigrants made connections between a set of very different sites of colonization in southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand during theExpand
European empires and the people : popular responses to imperialism in France, Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Italy
List of illustrations Contributors 1. Introduction by John M. MacKenzie 2. Exalting Imperial Grandeur: the French Empire and its metropolitan public - Berny Sebe 3. Passion or Indifference: popularExpand
A New Dutch Imperial History?: Perambulations in a Prospective Field
This article discusses the recent developments in imperial history in Great Britain and France and analyses the state of Dutch research in the light of these new approaches. Raben concentrates onExpand
‘A Good West Indian, a Good African, and, in Short, a Good Britisher’:1 Black and British in a Colour-Conscious Empire, 1760–1950
From the late eighteenth century onwards the majority of the inhabitants of the expanding British overseas empire were increasingly non-Europeans. Racial and ethnic discrimination was at the heart ofExpand
Sailing through Suez from the South: The Emergence of an Indies-Dutch Migration Circuit, 1815–1940 1
This paper shows the importance of colonial garrisons and colonial migratory circuits in the history of European migration. During the nineteenth century the overwhelming majority of European-bornExpand
Imperial Circuits and Networks: Geographies of the British Empire†
How to write about the many, diverse places that constituted the British Empire in the same text; how to conceive of both the differences and the connections between Britain and its various colonies?Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...