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A domain united, a domain divided : an ethnographic study of social relations and social change among the people of Landu, East Rote, Eastern Indonesia

Pellu, Lintje H.


Landu is one of the eighteen domains (nusak) in the old political system on Rote Island, Eastern Indonesia. In 1756 Landu suffered tragic destruction by the Dutch and as a consequence the people of Landu were taken into slavery and exiled to Batavia. The area became an almost empty land. Gradually over time, people from the neighboring domains migrated to Landu with most new settlers occupying the eastern and western parts of the domain. This study, based on fieldwork conducted in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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