Amitav Ghosh a world renown author wrote a book in which the main characters traveled to and through the Sundarbans. In this book the main characters interact with animals. However the book is a piece of fiction, so this made me interested in looking at how human and animal interaction is portrayed in the novel and how it is in reality.
The Sikhs of the Punjab in Post-1947 Politics and Fiction
An essay about the Sikhs of post 1947 India. This is an essay about how Sikhs are represented in the politics and how the political themes are also represented in the media and literature of post independence India.
Indonesia Acusses, Soekarno’s court defence
An essay about Indonesian independence leader Soekarno and a court case levied against him during 1930. This is an essay about how Soekarno defended himself against the accusations.
The Memory Police (1994), translated edition 2019
A mysterious island where everything vanishes into the darkness. On this island a female writer tries to survive and we follow her during her struggle to survive and her resistance against the Memory Police.
A madman’s diary (1918)
A particular little book written by the Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936). This might be one of the strangest books I have ever read, but it is definitely an interesting book to read. So what is it about?
The Meiji Restoration (1868)
Karl Marx and Charles Tilly's perspectives on the Meiji Restoration in 1868. This is an examination of the Meiji Restoration using Marx and Tilly's theories about revolutions.
Samurai, a warrior and bureaucrat
A small analysis of a samurai harness of the museum Volkenkunde in Leiden.
Johannis de Rijke a Dutch engineer in Japan (1873-1903)
An essay about Dutch engineer Johannis de Rijke and his work related to watermanagement during the late 19th and early 20th century. This is an essay about how a Dutch engineer influenced Japanese watermanagement.
Goa in bird’s-eye view c. 1596
An analysis of a map of the pearl of the East otherwise known as the city of Goa.