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SLAVERY AND DUTCH COLONIES

LITERATURE: CARIBBEAN

The KITLV holds the largest collection world wide of secondary documents/publications
on slavery and the slave trade regarding Suriname and the (former) Netherlands Antilles.
Also on slavery and slave trade in the non-Dutch Caribbean its collection is extensive.
Hereunder a selection, with emphasis on (former) Dutch colonies:


Monographies, available at the KITLV, Leiden
-The Oxford handbook of slavery in the Americas / ed. by Robert L. Paquette and Mark
M. Smith. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010. 775 p. ; Met lit. opg.

-Slavery and resistance in Curaao : the rebellion of 1795 / Charles do Rego and Lionel
Janga. Curaao : Fundashon Parke Nashonal, 2010. 77 p. : ill. ; Met lit. opg.

-Kind aan de ketting : opgroeien in slavernij toen en nu / ed. by Aspha Bijnaar.
Amsterdam : KIT Publishers, 2010. 215 p. ; Met lit. opg.

-De wrede Surinaamse planter in de achttiende eeuw : feit of fictie? / Maarten de Beer.
[S.l. : s.n.], 2010. 88 p. ; Met lit. opg.
http://www.kitlv.nl/documents/library/331369982.pdf

-Slave revolts / Johannes Postma. Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press / Oxford :
Harcourt Education, 2008. 200 p. : ill. ; Met lit. opg

-Op zoek naar de stilte : sporen van het slavernijverleden in Nederland / Alex van
Stipriaan [et al.]. Leiden : KITLV / Amsterdam : NiNsee, 2007. 200 p. : ill. ; Met
lit. opg

Flight to freedom : African runaways and Maroons in the Americas / Alvin O.
Thompson. Kingston [etc] : University of West Indies Press, 2006. 381 p. : ill. ; Met
lit. opg

The Dutch slave trade, 1500-1850 / P.C. Emmer. New York, NY : Berghahn Books,
2006. 166 p : ill. ; Met lit. opg
(translation of De Nederlandse slavenhandel 1500-1850, 2000)

-Slavery in the development of the Americas / ed. by David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis,
Kenneth L. Sokoloff. Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2004. 372 p. ;
Met lit. opg.


Articles, available at the KITLV, Leiden
-Manumission in an entrept : the case of Curaao / Willem Wubbo Klooster
In: Paths to freedom : manumission in the Atlantic world (Columbia, SC : University of
South Carolina Press, 2009), pag. 161-174

-Slave trading and slavery in the Dutch colonial empire : a global comparison / Rik van
Welie
In: NWIG : New West Indian Guide. vol. 82 (2008), issue 1-2, pag. 47-96 ; Met lit. opg
http://www.kitlv-journals.nl/index.php/nwig/article/viewFile/3580/4340

-Slavery and the development of Papiamentu / Gary C. Fouse
In: Journal of Caribbean literatures. vol. 5 (2007), issue 1, pag. 61-72 ; Met lit. opg

-All the documents are destroyed! : documenting slavery for St Eustatius, Netherlands
Antilles / Richard Grant Gilmore III
In: African re-genesis : confronting social issues in the diaspora (London : UCL, 2006),
pag. 70-89 : ill. ; Met lit. opg

-The slippery paths of commemoration and heritage tourism : the Netherlands, Ghana,
and the rediscovery of Atlantic slavery / Gert Oostindie
In: NWIG : New West Indian Guide. vol. 79 (2005), issue 1-2, pag. 55-77 ; Met lit. opg
http://www.kitlv-journals.nl/index.php/nwig/article/viewFile/3603/4365


AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL, available at the KITLV, Leiden

-145 jaar Keti Koti Den Haag = 145 years Keti Koti The Hague / Fred Fitz-James
Den Haag : Stichting Makandra Gruppo, 2008 (55 min.)
(Dutch spoken)

-A historical journey with Cynthia McLeod / produced by Ted Jantz, directed by Wilbert
Fleurkens
-Dl. 1: The colonists. Dl. 2: The plantations and slavery. Dl. 3: The immigrations and
integration
[S.l.] : MediaVision N.V., 2006 (ca. 3x30 min.)
(On Surinames history. Dutch, with English subtitles)

-Sugar dynasty / produced and directed by Georgina Harvey
London : BBC, 2008 (ca. 60 min.)
(On the slave-owning English family Beckford, owning slaves in Jamaica and elsewhere)

-Desenkadena [Beeld & Geluid] / directed by Gloria Lowe ; comment. Joseph Simmons
Amsterdam : Third Horizon Foundation, 2000 (30 min)
(Papiamentu with Dutch subtitles. On the history of the monument of Nel Simon recalling the slave
rebellion in Curaao in 1795)



LITERATURE: EAST INDIES

Monographs, available at the KITLV Leiden
-Wives, slaves, and concubines : a history of the female underclass in Dutch Asia / Eric
Jones . - DeKalb, IL : Northern Illinois University Press, 2010. - XI, 186 p.

-Sporen uit het verleden van Depok : een nalatenschap van Cornelis Chastelein (1657-
1714) aan zijn vrijgemaakte christenslaven / Jan-Karel Kwisthout . - [Haastrecht] :
Kwisthout, 2007. - 262 p.

-Strange company : Chinese settlers, mestizo women and the Dutch in VOC Batavia /
Leonard Bluss . - Dordrecht [etc.] : Foris, 1986. - XIII, 302 p


Articles, available at the KITLV Leiden
-The discourse on free labor and forced Cultivation System : the contradictory
consequences of the abolition of the slave trade on colonial Java, 1811-1870 / Ulbe
Bosma
In: Humanitarian intervention and changing labor relations : the long-term consequences
of the abolition of the slave trade. - Leiden [et.] : Brill, 2011 . - p. 387-418

-The Southeast Asian exception and "unforseen results" : unfree labour in the Banda
Islands / Phillip Winn
In: Legacies of slavery : comparative perspectives . - Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars
Publishing, 2007. - p. 76-106

-Upas, September and the Bugis at the Cape of Good Hope : the context of a slave's letter
/ Sirtjo Koolhof & Robert Ross
In: Archipel : tudes interdisciplinaires sur le monde insulindienne. - no. 70 (2005). - p.
281-308, 348 : ill.

-Human capital, slavery and low rates of economic and population growth in Indonesia,
1600-1910 / Peter Boomgaard
In: Slavery & abolition : a journal of comparative studies. - vol. 24, no. 2 (2003). - p. 83-
96

-Het recht om huysselyk te casteyden : slavernij in Oost-Indi, 1602-1800 / Boudewijn
Sirks
In: Slaven en schepen : enkele reis, bestemming onbekend. - Leiden : Primavera Pers ;
Amsterdam : Stichting Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum, 2001. - p. 85-91 : ill.

-Slavery, ethnicity and the economic independence of women in seventeenth-century
Batavia / Hendrik E. Niemeijer
In: Other pasts : women, gender and history in early modern Southeast Asia. - Honolulu :
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Mnoa, 2000. - p. 174-194

-Slavery and the Dutch in Southeast Asia / G.J. Knaap
In: Fifty years later : antislavery, capitalism and modernity in the Dutch orbit. - Leiden :
KITLV Press, 1995. - P. 193-206

-Literary approaches to slavery and the Indies enlightenment : van Hogendorp's
Kraspoekol / Ann Kumar
In: Indonesia (Ithaca) no. 43 (April 1987). - p. 43-65