Kartini: The Complete Writings, 1898-1904

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In Indonesia, the legacy of Raden Ajeng Kartini (18791904) is celebrated on Kartini Day, 21 April, every year. Around the world Kartini is recognised as a major figure in the history of the advancement of women: a tireless and effective advocate of women’s education and emancipation. However, this is the first complete and unexpurgated collection o

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ISBN 9781922235107
Author

Cote, Joost

Publisher

Edition

1st

Binding

Paperback

Weight 0.368 kg
Dimensions 15.3 × 23.4 cm

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In Indonesia, the legacy of Raden Ajeng Kartini (1879-1904) is celebrated on Kartini Day, 21 April, every year. Around the world Kartini is recognised as a major figure in the history of the advancement of women: a tireless and effective advocate of women’s education and emancipation. However, this is the first complete and unexpurgated collection of Kartini’s published articles, memoranda and correspondence ever published in any language. Kartini has been compiled from Dutch, English and Indonesian sources and extensively annotated by one of the world’s leading Kartini authorities. The product of several decades study, this work will be the essential resource for scholars and students of Kartini and her place in Indonesian history, around the world, for many years to come.

About the author
Dr Joost Cote is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of History at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He has researched and published widely on early 20th century colonial modernity in the Netherlands East Indies and has written about Kartini over several decades. He has previously published three translated and annotated collections of correspondence by Kartini and her sisters.

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