Barracks-Concubinage in the Indies, 1887-1920

TitleBarracks-Concubinage in the Indies, 1887-1920
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1983
AuthorsMing, Hanneke
JournalIndonesia
Issue35
Pagination65-94
Date Published04/1983
Abstract

This articles provides a history and analysis of the Dutch military barracks in the East Indies. While it does examine the day-to-day living conditions of the soldiers stationed there, it also looks at how the barracks were arranged for locals, particularily women. Ming gives the readers a understanding of the presence of concubines in military barracks and their social standing among the soldiers and other locals.

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