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Author Twang, Peck Yang, 1950-

Title The Chinese business élite in Indonesia and the transition to independence, 1940-1950 / Twang Peck Yang
Published Kuala Lumpur ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


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 MELB  305.554 Twa/Cbe  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 372 pages ; 23 cm
Series South-East Asian historical monographs
South-East Asian historical monographs.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Migrational History and Social Spectrum. Formation of the Westernized Business Elite. Liem Koen Hian and the Chung Hua Hui. Peranakan and Totok Economic Strength in the 1930s. Totok Small Traders. Moneylending and the Hokchia -- 3. The Japanese Occupation: A Watershed for Chinese Business. The Violence of March 1942. Initial Japanese Policy. Financial Exactions on the Chinese. The Pressures on Large-Scale Business. 'Collaboration'. New Trade Patterns and Opportunities. The Sea-borne Danbang. The Overland Danbang and Small Traders -- 4. Political and Economic Forces: Nationalist Ideals Versus Reality. The Final Months of the Japanese Occupation. Chinese Business Capital and the Republican Government. Tan Malaka and the Partai Komunis Indonesia. Wang Renshu -- 5. Chinese Business during the Revolution. Violence and Financial Contributions. The Escalation of Anti-Chinese Violence. Indigenous Business and Domestic Trade. Dutch-occupied Areas and Foreign Trade
The Eighty-Million-Guilder Confrontation. Import Restrictions and the Algemene Import Organisatẽ. Totok - Peranakan Competition -- 6. War Trade: Anti-colonial Trade Patterns. Overland Trade: Cross-border and Inter-city. Stocks of Local Produce. Politics and Sea-borne Commercial Networks. Marine Traders versus Marine Power -- 7. Relations between Businessmen and Power-holders. Revolutionaries and Business. The Economic Roles of the Chinese and the Forms of Relations. The New Economic Force. Power-holders: Economic Emergence. The Last Months of the Revolution -- 8. Conclusion
Notes Map of Indonesia on endpapers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [350]-365) and index
Subject Chinese -- Indonesia -- History -- 20th century.
Businesspeople -- Indonesia -- History -- 20th century.
Revolutionaries -- Indonesia -- History -- 20th century
Indonesia -- Commerce -- History -- 20th century.
LC no. 96052501
ISBN 9835600198