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The influence of Olivia Mariamne Raffles on European society in Java (1812-1814)

by Victor Ido van de Wall

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Published in [Batavia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Raffles, Olivia Mariamne, 1771-1814.,
  • British -- Indonesia -- Java

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24152101M
    OCLC/WorldCa63981148

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The influence of Olivia Mariamne Raffles on European society in Java (1812-1814) by Victor Ido van de Wall Download PDF EPUB FB2

In 1 the Honour- able Mr and Mrs Raffles (his knigthood did not come till 7, after the publication of his great work, the History of Java and Olivia Mariamne was not to live to share it) installed themselves at Weltevreden, where they were received with the due marks of respect by the residents.

The influence of Olivia Mariamne Raffles on European society in Java () by Wall, Victor Ido van de, Pages: Inthe couple settled in Buitenzorg (present-day Bogor) on Java island, after Raffles was made lieutenant-governor of the newly captured Batavia (today’s Jakarta).

There, Olivia continued to. For the changes wrought by the British on the older Indo-Dutch culture of Batavia see V.T. van de Wall’s The Influence of Olivia Mariamne Raffles on European Society in Java.

Lord Minto’s thoughts and instructions to Raffles on the issue of slavery are to be found in file f/15 of the Raffles-Minto Manuscript Collection.

Olivia was the Lady Governess of Java. Britain ruled Java from to Raffles was the Lieutenant-Governor of the island, and Olivia was the Lady Governess. She met members of the various royal families of Java’s many small courts, and she was a leader of both European, and “native” society.

Van den Wall, V.T. The Influence of Olivia Mariamne Raffles on European Society in Java ( ). Batavia: Archaeological Survey Department Batavia.

Van der Zee. Batavia Queen Of The East. Rotterdam: Dr. Gustav Schueler. Van Roosmalen, Pauline K.M. Author: Andika Ariwibowo. Under the harsh conditions of the island, Olivia died on 26 Novemberan event that devastated Raffles.

Inhe left again for England after the island of Java was returned to control of the Netherlands following the Napoleonic Wars, under the terms of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty ofbut not before he was officially replaced by John Fendall on account of the poor financial performance.

History Early life. Olivia Mariamne Devenish was born in 16 February in daughter of George or Godfrey Devenish, Olivia was married in Madras in to Jacob Cassivelaun Fancourt, who died inand in in London to Thomas Stamford was born in India but was raised in Ireland.

It was commonly said that her second husband, Raffles, was helped in his career Born: 16 FebruaryMadras, India. Olivia Mariamne Devenish, född i Madras, Indien,död på Gest Buitenzorg, Java, Hon var guvernörsfru i Ostindien och introducerade som sådan flera sociala umgängesreformer, som sedan präglade den västerländska elitens liv under ett sekel framåt.

Raffles was also known as a man of conscience and kindness. He hated slavery, opium peddling, and all kinds of gratuitous human degradation, such as torture. He became a founding patron of the Java Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society.

He's also famed for his book, The History of Java. Olivia Mariamne Raffles () Raffles' first wife was Olivia Mariamne Fancourt née Devenish.

They got married in Marchone month before they set off for Penang, where Stamford Raffles was to serve as Assistant Secretary to the Governor in the new Presidency in George Town on Prince of Wales Island (Penang). Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of the Dutch East Indies and Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen, best known for his founding of modern Singapore and British Malaya.

He was heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars and contributed to the expansion of the British Empire.

He also wrote The History of of death: Brain tumour. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, FRS (6 July – 5 July ) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore (now the city-state of the Republic of Singapore) and the London is often described as the "Father of Singapore" and the "Father of the London Zoo".

He was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French. Raffles was posted first to Penang, then Malacca – key ports in the European competition for trade in Southeast Asia. He excelled in his tasks, with Olivia’s active support. She followed him to India and back, and finally to Batavia in Java infollowing the defeat of France/Holland in Europe.

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (6 July – 5 July ) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore (now the city-state of the Republic of Singapore). He is often described as the "Father of Singapore". He was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars.

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By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that. The policy of Raffles was based on the assumption that Java would be retained, but for reasons of European policy it was decided that it must be restored to Holland.

After his return to England in he endeavoured to obtain a reconsideration of the question, but the decision taken was embodied in a treaty and beyond all possibility of.

Stamford Raffles was born July 6,on the ship Ann off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica, to Captain Benjamin Raffles and Anne Raffles (née Lyde). His father was a Yorkshireman who had a burgeoning family and little luck in the West Indies trade during the American Revolution, sending the family into debt.

The policy of Raffles was based on the assumption that Java would be retained, but for reasons of European policy it was decided that it must be restored to Holland. After his return to England in he endeavored to obtain a reconsideration of the question, but the decision taken was embodied in a treaty and beyond all possibility of : AMAZON BOOK REVIEW.

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Raffles and Marx. Raffles' "History of Java and its Dependencies" - published insoon after the end of his term as governor of the territories mentioned - was one of the sources consulted by Karl Marx in the writing of "The Capital" - specifically, of that work's Chap "Genesis of the Industrial Capitalist", which deals extensively with the iniquities of colonialism.Thomas Stamford Raffles () was the charismatic and persuasive founder of Singapore and Governor of Java.

An English adventurer, disobedient employee of the East India Company, utopian imperialist, linguist, zoologist and civil servant, he carved an extraordinary (though brief) life for himself in South East Asia/5.The memorial to Olivia Mariamne Raffles, Raffles' first wife, erected by him along the Kanarielaan in the National Botanical Gardens (now the Bogor Botanical Gardens).

Raffles re-landscaped these gardens, which were established in in Buitenzorg (now Bogor), West Java.