Rosemarijn Hoefte

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Rosemarijn Hoefte is Professor of the History of Suriname after 1873 at the University of Amsterdam and a senior researcher at the KITLV in Leiden. Her main research interests are the history of post-abolition Suriname, migration and unfree labour, and Caribbean contemporary history.

Books by this author

Departing from Java

Javanese Labour, Migration and Diaspora

• First systematic examination of the Javanese diaspora as a global phenomenon.
• Traces the origins and analyses the development of this diaspora.
• Surveys Javanese migration and communities in Asia (including the Middle East), Oceania and the Americas.