Ethnic Chinese in Colonial Bureaucracy: An Overview of the History of the Institutionalization of Vreemde Oosterlingen Palembang 1906-1942
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- Ethnic Chinese; Vreemde Oosterlingen; Palembang Colonial Period
The establishment of the colonial government impacted on the political and economic life of the Palembang people. In this situation, all Palembang society groups, including the ethnic Chinese, had to adapt to the colonial Dutch East Indies’ policies. This historical study aims to understand the dynamics of the Palembang Chinese ethnic group within the Vreemde Oosterlingen Palembang institution in colonial society’s structure in Palembang. This historical study of the colonial period uses primary sources obtained from the National Archives collection (ANRI), including the Memorie van Overgave Resident Palembang, and the Staatsblad van Nederlansch Indie archive collection. The writing of this article also uses secondary sources local Palembang newspaper Han Po, obtained from the National Library. Other secondary sources in writing this article are in book form as supporting works, including Mona Lohanda’s The Kapitan Cina Of Batavia 1837-1942, and Mestika Zed’s work Kepialangan Politik dan Revolusi Palembang 1900-1950. This article’s writing also uses Christopher Lloyd’s structuration approach; and the Agency concept described by Anthony Giddens. This article departs from the opinion that historical facts and the value system possessed by the Palembang Chinese ethnic group, greatly influenced the behavior of the Chinese ethnic in the institutionalization of Vreemde Oosterlingen Palembang.
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TY - CONF AU - Huddy Husin AU - M.I. Djoko Marihandono PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/21 TI - Ethnic Chinese in Colonial Bureaucracy: An Overview of the History of the Institutionalization of Vreemde Oosterlingen Palembang 1906-1942 BT - Proceedings of the International University Symposium on Humanities and Arts 2020 (INUSHARTS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 145 EP - 150 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211110.021 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211110.021 ID - Husin2021 ER -