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  Indies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indies or East Indies (or East India) is a term used to describe lands of South and Southeast Asia, occupying all of the former British India, the present Indian Union, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and also Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, which was last called the Dutch East Indies before independence.
Oftentimes, the East Indies are name after their colonizer, hence, British East Indies is India and Malaysia, Netherlands East Indies is Indonesia, and Spanish East Indies is the Philippines.
East Indian is also a designation for an ethnic or sub-ethnic group, based in and around the city of Bombay or Mumbai.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Indies   (418 words)

  
 Dutch East Indies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dutch East Indies, or Netherlands East Indies, (Dutch: Nederlands Indië) was the name of the colonies set up by the Dutch East India Company, which came under administration of the Netherlands during the 19th century (see Indonesia).
The greatest source of wealth in the East Indies, Fernand Braudel has noted, was the trade within the archipelago, what the Dutch called inlandse handel, where one commodity was exchanged for another, with profit at each turn, with silver from the Americas, more desirable in the East than in Europe.
The capital of the Dutch East Indies was Batavia, now known as Jakarta, still capital of the republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dutch_East_Indies   (825 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: East Indies
The Indies or East Indies (or East India) is a term used to describe lands of South and South-East Asia, occupying all of the former British India, the present Indian Union, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and also Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, which was last called the Dutch East Indies prior to independence.
The racial designation East Indian once primarily used describe people of all of the East Indies but more recently it has been used as a more precise version of Indian, to avoid the potential confusion as to whether one means people from the country of India or Native Americans.
East Indian is also an ethnic or sub-ethnic group, based in and around the city of Bombay or Mumbai.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/East-Indies   (418 words)

  
 East Indies Paper "News Bits"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
East Indies Paper "Banyon Bark" -- This is an interesting and diverse collection of handmade papers.
East Indies Paper "Black Silk", 22" X 30" -- This is an interesting and diverse collection of handmade papers.
East Indies Paper "Blue Silk", 22" X 30" -- This is an interesting and diverse collection of handmade papers.
www.paper.com /catalog/catalog10100/east-indies-paper-news-bits.htm   (645 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Indies or East Indies (or East India) is a term formerly used to describe lands occupying the area around the eastern Indian Ocean roughly occupying modern day India and Indonesia.
The islands of the Caribbean were initially thought to be the Indies by explorer Christopher Columbus, who had grossly underestimated the westerly distance from Europe to Asia, and were known as such.
Later the Caribbean islands became known as the West Indies whilst the lands in the Indian Ocean became the "East Indies".
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/i/in/indies.html   (124 words)

  
 The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also, the speed of the Japanese advances in the Netherlands East Indies meant that many historical records that could have useful in studying this struggle were lost or destroyed.
The "Indies" was the Crown Jewel to the Japanese.
The Allies major foothold in the Dutch East Indies was finally destroyed on 19 February 1942 by a wild day of aerial dogfighting over Java, which cost the Allies nearly 75 fighters.
www.geocities.com /dutcheastindies   (3969 words)

  
 Business Wire: East Indies reports progress on East Salopa Pro... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The geochemical anomaly and alteration zone measures at least 200 meters by 200 meters and is overlain to the east by mudstone.
The bedrock encountered to date on East Salopa is characterized by a deep weathering profile and associated high degree of leaching of metals near the surface.
East Indies currently has a 90% interest in any proceeds to be derived from mineral exploration activities on the East Salopa Property under an agreement with a private Indonesian company that holds the exploration KP for the property issued by the Indonesian Government.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:19373289&refid=ink_tptd_g1   (636 words)

  
 East Indies --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Once fabled as the Spice Islands, the East Indies (also known as the Malay Archipelago) extends in a great arc of islands astride the Equator across the Indian and Pacific oceans between mainland Southeast Asia and Australia.
Historically, the term East Indies is loosely applied to any of three contexts.
The term East Indies refers loosely to the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), the islands of the Malay archipelago, Southeast Asia, and India.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9274111?tocId=9274111&query=east   (1000 words)

  
 The Japanese paratroopers in the Dutch East Indies, 1941-1942   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Japanese paratroopers in the Dutch East Indies, 1941-1942
During the early part of the Far East hostilities it was the habit of the Japanese soldiers to carry the small Model 89 strapped to the leg of the mortar-man, and may have been termed the Leg Mortar and an unfortunate translation turned this into Knee Mortar.
Each stride the Japanese performed in their thrust into the islands of Netherlands East Indies and the Australian territory of Papaua-New Guinea was about the range of their land based aircraft.
www.geocities.com /dutcheastindies/japan_paratroop.html   (10880 words)

  
 Interviews with the Veterans of the Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Felix Bakker was born in Soekaboemi, Dutch East Indies, to a Dutch father and an Indonesian mother.
Arie and his family soon experienced the horror and absurdity of the war, which came to the Dutch East Indies in 1941, when he was a nine year-old boy.
He left Hong-Kong harbor in early December 1941 and sailed toward Singapore and the Dutch East Indies, where his ship was involved as part of the Western Striking Force in several escort and anti-submarine patrols, operating from the port of Batavia.
www.geocities.com /dutcheastindies/veterans.html   (2802 words)

  
 East Indies
ABDACOM boundaries enclosed an enormous expanse of land and water: Burma, Malaya, Okinawa, Formosa, the Philippines, the Netherlands East Indies, New Guinea, the Solomons, New Hebrides, Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand Tasmania, and the northern coast of Australia.
Pacific to the islands of the East Indies, New Guinea, and the Solomons.
By the time Japanese forces closed in on the Netherlands East Indies, one American battalion—the 2d Battalion, 131st Field Artillery—would be deployed along this central portion of the Malay Barrier.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/eindies/eindies.htm   (5683 words)

  
 Introduction to the History of the Dutch East Indies Aad 'Arcengel' Engelfriet
A site about the Dutch East Indies is of course not complete without an overview of the responsible Governors-General of the Dutch East Indies, including an image (most of the time) and sometimes a 1941 biography.
More information can be found by using my personal Dutch East Indies links and of course by reading the books from the different Dutch writers as shown in my book links.
On top of the entrance of the old main building of the NHM (located in the Vijzelstraat 32 in the city of Amsterdam) the statues of Coen, Daendels and Van Heutsz are still there, three main heroes of the Dutch colonial period in the East Indies.
home.iae.nl /users/arcengel/NedIndie/introengels.htm   (2104 words)

  
 The Aceh War and the Creation of the Netherlands East Indies State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the history of the Netherlands East Indies there have been many scholars who have revealed historical, anthropological, and sociological dimensions to Indonesian societies and nations in precise and objective terms, yet this particular scholar stands out as one of the best.
The consequence of the war, however, was the consolidation of Netherlands East Indies colonial empire.
The Dutch governments in the Netherlands and in the Netherlands East Indies were firmly convinced that the Netherlands should consolidate its sphere of influence in the archipelago, at all costs.
www.uoguelph.ca /~vincent/hbakker/war.htm   (12622 words)

  
 Antique Maps Of The East Indies
It was the most important economic region of the world at the time, and the basis of the Dutch wealth that underlay their "golden age." This map follows very shortly the extension of Dutch control to the islands.
Focus is on India, Southeast Asia, and the East Indies with the Phillipines.
This two sheet map depicts a detailed image of the East Indies, extending from Formosa to Timor and from the eastern part of Sumatra to the then relatively unknown west coast of New Guinea.
www.philaprintshop.com /eastind.html   (2311 words)

  
 Pepys' Diary: East Indies
Pepys’ casual comment on April 8th 1660, about seeing two merchantmen bound for the East Indies, conceals a wealth of excitement and adventure.
Further to the above: the Dutch VOC (East Indian Company - maybe the first Company that could call itself “Limited”) started to take the islands of the East Indies in the beginning of the 17th century.
In the 1667 Treaty of Breda, the Dutch ceded the New Netherlands colony to England (including Manhattan), and England ceded BOTH Suriname and the island of Run in the East Indies to the Dutch.
www.pepysdiary.com /p/636.php   (307 words)

  
 Black East Indies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
East Indies are sought after as exhibition birds.
An interesting characteristic of the East Indie is its egg color.
Early in the season the eggs are fl or dark grey; later in the laying season they gradually change to light grey or blue.
www.feathersite.com /Poultry/Ducks/BkEast/BRKEastIndies.html   (166 words)

  
 EAST INDIES - LoveToKnow Article on EAST INDIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
, a name formerly applied vaguely, in its widest sense, to the whole area of India, Further India and the Malay Archipelago, in distinction from the West Indies, which, at the time of their discovery, were taken to be the extreme parts of the Indian region.
The term East Indies is still sometimes applied to the Malay Archipelago (q.v.) alone, and the phrase Dutch East Indies is commonly used to denote the Dutch possessions which constitute the greater part of that archipelago.
The Dutch themselves use the term Ned erl andsch-Indi.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /E/EA/EAST_INDIES.htm   (114 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - East Indies (Southeast Asia Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - East Indies (Southeast Asia Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
East Indies, name formerly used for the Malay Archipelago, but also more restrictively for Indonesia and more widely to include SE Asia.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on East Indies
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/E/EastInds.html   (136 words)

  
 HyperWar: The Army Air Forces in WWII: Vol. I--Plans & Early Operations [Chapter 10]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The hope of an effective air defense of the Netherlands East Indies depended chiefly therefore upon plans for reinforcement of the AAF in the Southwest Pacific.
It could be argued perhaps that it would have been a wiser course to avoid the piecemeal commitment of our aircraft in the Netherlands East Indies, and to have held them in Australia until a respectable striking force had been built up and made ready for operation from reasonably well-established bases there.
F.D. Van Horn, representative of Standard Oil in the East Indies from 1921 until late 1941, 20 Jan. 1944; Report, Dutch Contribution to the "War in the Air," in AFSHO files.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/AAF/I/AAF-I-10.html   (15716 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Royal Dutch Geographical Society and the Dutch East Indies, 1873-1914: from colonial lobby to colonial hobby
In the 1800's, the two most ideal colonies to have in the world were the Dutch East Indies and British India.
This was not the case with the Dutch East Indies and British India.
www.aldridgeshs.qld.edu.au /sose/modrespg/imperial/dutch/titlepg.htm   (237 words)

  
 Indian History Sourcebook: England, India, and The East Indies, 1617 A.D.
England, India, and The East Indies, 1617 CE In 1601 the East India Company was chartered, and the English began their first inroads into the Indian Ocean.
In 1614 Sir Thomas Roe was instructed by James I to visit the court of Jahangir, the Mongol emperor of Hindustan.
Sir Thomas was to arrange a commercial treaty and to secure for the East India Company sites for commercial agencies, --- "factories" as they were called.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/india/1617englandindies.html   (390 words)

  
 EAST INDIES
During Thomas Cavendish’s voyage to the Spice Islands of the East in 1586-8, he dropped anchor near some islands, known as the Islands of Thieves, believed to be the Palawan Islands, off the Philippines.
In the Indies there are other many delightful plants, which include the costus indicus (named by the Malays 'pucho') that has a wonderful aroma.
An historical description of Admiral Jacob van Neck's sea voyage from Holland to the Indies Orientales from 1600 to 1603.
www.historical-prints.co.uk /EASTINDIES.htm   (10488 words)

  
 eBay - east indies, Coins World, Maps, Atlases, Globes items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scarce Netherlands East Indies (1943) 10 gulden note 
Nederlands East Indies Javasche 25 Gulden 31-1-1929 XF 
1790 Netherlands East Indies Utrecht VOC Copper Duit 
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 east indies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Netherlands East Indies, (Dutch: Nederlands Indië) was the name of the colonies
Indies, on the display globe of the Field Museum, Chicago, IllinoisThe Indies or
East Indies (or East India) is a term used to describe lands of South and
www.stompnground.com /947_east_indies.html   (298 words)

  
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We are a young and independent architect and interior design firm based in Pattaya, dedicated in offering turnkey and design consultancy fit out solutions for various clients:
East IndieS DesigN StudioS developed creative design solutions that meet client's brief in both form and function.
These solutions are often flexible, simple and cost effective options to meet your budget and program.
www.ei-lifestyle.com   (105 words)

  
 Patriarchs - East Indies (Roman)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Promoted Archbishop of Goa and Daman (India) and Patriarch ad honorem of the East Indies: 2004.01.16
Promoted Archbishop of Goa and Daman (India) and Patriarch ad honorem of the East Indies: 1978.01.30
Succeeded Archbishop of Goa and Daman (India) and Patriarch ad honorem of East Indies: 1953.09.16
www.ca-catholics.net /hierarchy/patriarchs-eastindies.htm   (213 words)

  
 map of east indies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Map Catalog - World map collection - East Indies, Indonesia Maps
views, international boundaries, ocean floor, East Indies, Indonesia, Asia,
Tropical Map of East Indies Print at Art.com
www.stompnground.com /1176_map_of_east_indies.html   (171 words)

  
 East Indies Design Studios!
East Indies is an independent architect and interior- design practice, dedicated in offering turnkey and design consultancy fit out solutions for various clients.
Institutional Public Housing News Clippings Design & Contract D cor & Lifestyle Fine Furniture Architecture Consultancy East Indies Design Studios developed creative design solutions that meet clients brief in both form and function.
- East Indies is an independent architect and interior- design practice, dedicated in offering turnkey and design consultancy fit out solutions for various clients.
www.thaipro.com /z1007b/817_thailand.html   (338 words)

  
 Links Nederlands-Indië Dutch East Indies Aad 'Arcengel' Engelfriet
   Bronbeek has an excellent library about the Dutch East Indies, but you have to read it there.....
And of course my own stories about the Dutch East Indies, all with their own links, so....
The largest war of agression by the Dutch which resulted in
home.iae.nl /users/arcengel/Links/Ned-Indie.htm   (327 words)

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