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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 in Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

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  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Leur, J. C. van 1908-1942.,
    • Asia -- History.

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      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesOn the 18th century as a category of Asian history
      Statementedited by Leonard Blussé and Femme Gaastra.
      ContributionsBlussé, Leonard, 1946-, Gaastra, F. S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS33.7 .O5 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 313 p. ;
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL357420M
      ISBN 101840146109
      LC Control Number98017321

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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 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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van Leur challenged the relevance of the eighteenth century in Asian history. The eighteenth century, he wrote, was a "category for the periodization of time borrowed from western European and North American history," which evoked "the world of baroque and old fashioned.

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