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‘Niachile Pokaraga’ A Sad Story of a Moluccan Queen


A new chapter was opened in the history of the Portuguese overseas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries with the publication of Professor Boxer's Mary and Misogyny(1981). It dealt with the relations between the Portuguese men, freshly arrived from their homeland and the local women, their relationships, adventures and the formation of Mestizo communities. As Dr Geneviève Bouchon in her review article of the book says, it ‘served as a source of inspiration and of indispensable sources’:

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F. A. E. van Wouden , Types of Social Structure in Eastern Indonesia (English translation of ‘Sociale Structuurtypen in de Groote Oost’, by Rodney Needham), The Hague, 1968.

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Modern Asian Studies
  • ISSN: 0026-749X
  • EISSN: 1469-8099
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