ISBN: 978-90-6718-278-2 (pb).
Leiden, KITLV Press, XII, 252 p.
Restoring the Balance looks at indigenous and Christian religious practices, and how people in northwest Ayfat (Bird’s Head – West Papua) have found a way to integrate the two and bring both sides into balance.Also published as a thesis at the Radbout Universiteit, Nijmegen, 2005.
Nijmegen, QV Uitgeverij, 121 p.
A book on humanitarian initiatives by ex-soldiers in former mission areas, among them a surprisingly large number in former Dutch New Guinea. The reasons for this are mentioned in the results of the exploratory study, initiated by the NCDO and SVI (Veterans Association). The book mainly contains interviews but also contains practical tips and useful addresses.
Heerenveen, Uitg. Columbus-Jongbloed, 120 pag. (€ 8,95)
Jesse moved with his parents, brother and sister to Papua. At first he finds it not so fun but later it is quite different. Will Jesse survive in the jungle? Read all about this in this fun childrens book aged, 9-12 years.
Düsseldorf, Wahine Verlag,367 pag.
The author lived with her parents and three younger sisters as a child 8 years in a remote valley in the Highlands of Papua. She talks about her adventurous live on a small mission station in the area of the Yali tribes. http://www.wahine-verlag.de/shop_content.php?coID=9
Jayapura, Office for Justice and Peace, Catholic Diocese of Jayapura (SKP),
xviii, 182 p.
A collection of sharp and outspoken analyses about the Papua issues, published in the Jakarta Post. This edition also marks the 10th anniversary of Sekretariat Keadilan dan Perdamaian Kuskupan Jayapura (SKP - The office for Justice and Peace of the Catholic Diocese of Jayapura) on 1 July 2008.
Emmen, Uitg. Lanasta, 248 p.
A fascinating autobiography about the largely maritime life of the author, starting off in tanker shipping in 1939. After the Second World War the writer switches to the Royal Navy and twice he ends up in New Guinea.
Zwolle, De Verre Naasten, 296 pag. (€ 18,50)
Papua, 50 years later is a travel story about 50 years of Dutch Reformed mission and more than an analysis of mission work. It is also an extremely interesting and well written story about the contradictions occurring in a rapidly developing Papua.
ISBN 978 979 709 385 3
Jakarta, Kompas, 452 p.
A unique series of stories about 17 Papuan administrators (tuan bestir) recounting how they were trained by the Dutch and how they functioned as administrators in the late 1950s. They narrate their experiences during the turbulent 1960s, the short UNTEA period, the manipulation of votes for the Act of Free Choice and the subsequent political integration within the Indonesian nation-state. Many of them remained in government service until their retirement in the 1990s.
Order at Dhr. J.F. Marey, Albert Schweitzerlaan 201, 2552 PG Den Haag, postbankrek. 328752, email@example.com of Mevr. L.E. Visser Leontine.Visser@wur.nl
De op deze pagina weergegeven informatie is afkomstig van derden en weerspiegelt niet noodzakelijk de mening van stichting PACE