Bangka tin and Mentok pepper: Chinese settlement on an Indonesian Island. Mary F. Somers Heidhues.

Bangka tin and Mentok pepper: Chinese settlement on an Indonesian Island

Pasir Panjang, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1992. xvii, 270 pages, paperback, very good.

"This study deals with the history of Chinese settlement on Bangka, Indonesia's "tin island", from its beginnings in the early 18th century to the present. The distinctively Chinese organization of raw-material production, the importation of labourers, and the gradual formation of a Chinese community are central themes, but also of concern is the impact of these developments on the local population..."

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