Category:Opium in the Dutch East Indies
Opium trade and manufacturing in the Dutch East Indies was one of the monopolies exclusively hold by the Dutch East India Company. Opium trade became important already in the 17th century. The trade with opium was concentrated in Jakarta (former: Batavia), manufacturing and trade through the East Indies and the East India Company had major influences on the Opium Wars. Consume of opium also became a problem in Indonesia. Since 1904 opium was produced and distributed (sold) under government controll (opiumregie) to reduce the abuse.
- Burger, M. (2003), The Forgotten Gold? The Importance of the Dutch opium trade in the Seventeenth Century. In: Eidos. University College Utrecht Academic Magazine, Issue 2/2003. Online: Utrecht University.
- Rush, James R. (2007), Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia. Equinox Publishing, 2007. Online: Google books.
This category has only the following subcategory.
- ► Opium manufacturing in Dutch East Indies (16 F)
Media in category "Opium in the Dutch East Indies"
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- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Drie opium rokende mannen TMnr 60050683.jpg 700 × 459; 64 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Drie opiumschuivers TMnr 10012183.jpg 700 × 500; 84 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een opium kit op Java. TMnr 60009390.jpg 700 × 503; 69 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een opiumschuifster TMnr 10012179.jpg 700 × 508; 77 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een opiumschuiver. TMnr 60003380.jpg 700 × 403; 53 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Opiumschuiven Bali TMnr 10012178.jpg 700 × 484; 88 KB
- COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Opiumschuiven op Bali TMnr 60049110.jpg 700 × 498; 67 KB