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KOOPMANS, M., 'N Indisch student in Holland. Verhaal voor Jongens. First orig. edn.
Utrecht/Amsterdam, St. Gregoriushuis/R.K. Boek-Centrale, s.d. [circa], 1928 Orig. pict. col. publ. cloth. Hftitle(verso blank). 174pp. frontisp., 7 plates, some text-ills. all after drawings by Frans van Noorden, footnotes, being explanations/translations of low malay words used in text. BUUR, I.J., 0440.
Juvenile with strong Roman Catholic tendency, with as main character an Indo-Javanese boy in his teens, sent-out to the Netherlands for further education. Incl. notes on discrimination, racism, descriptions of Java and the Javanese and the final call to the main character to priesthood, becoming a missionary on colonial Java. Nice copy in orig. publ. cloth. (first blanks and fore-rim with some foxing).

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- GEMILANG 158: FACT AND FICTION ON INDONESIA: Juveniles, Diaries & Novels related to The Dutch East Indies (2015).
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Book nr.: 41456