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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Indonesia -- Java

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Edition Notes

Statementby Raden Adjeng Kartini; tr. from the original Dutch by Agnes Louise Symmers, with a foreword by Louis Couperus.
ContributionsSymmers, Agnes Louise.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS646.23 .K3
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13575902M
LC Control Number20020025
OCLC/WorldCa568461

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Letters of a Javanese princess. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Kartini, Raden Adjeng, Letters of a Javanese princess. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Kartini, Raden Adjeng; Kartini, Raden Adjeng: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book. Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kartini, Raden Adjeng, Letters of a Javanese princess. Internet Archive BookReader Letters of a Javanese princess. Author Adjeng Kartini Raden Adjeng Kartini, Raden Adjeng Kartini. Title Letters of a Javanese Princess. And experienced mariners of those Islands who know the matter well say that it is the greatest Island in the world and has a compass of three thousand miles.