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21. The Global Economy and a Local Society:
Sweets and Bitters of People in West Java 1700-1830.
Published in July, 2010.
Kyoto University Press.
Just published, this Japanese title focuses on the multilayered processes of modernization under the Javanese colonial government and its effects upon nature and the environment in Western Java in the first quarter of the 19th Century. Analyzing the then administration and the peoples who lived in the area, this book situates and examines both with a framework of global history.