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The tea lords / Hella S. Haasse ; translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke.

Haasse, Hella S., 1918-2011 (Author). Rilke, Ina, (translator.).

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Summary:

Drawn from real journals and letters, The Tea Lords transports the reader to the East Indies, into a colonial culture that rests on the quiet submission of the host population, the orderly haughtiness of the colonists and the back-breaking work done by both; a world with its own rich, distinctive scent.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library HAASSE (Hella) (Text) 37814003122695 FICTION Book None 11/01/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781846271700
  • ISBN: 1846271703
  • Physical Description: 341 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: London, England : Portobello, 2010.

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General Note:
Translation of: Heren van de thee.
Summary, etc.:
Drawn from real journals and letters, The Tea Lords transports the reader to the East Indies, into a colonial culture that rests on the quiet submission of the host population, the orderly haughtiness of the colonists and the back-breaking work done by both; a world with its own rich, distinctive scent.
Subject: Plantations > Indonesia > Java > Fiction.
Tea trade > Indonesia > Java > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction
Java (Indonesia) > Social conditions > Fiction.
Java (Indonesia) > Religious life and customs > Fiction.
Genre: Dutch fiction.

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