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Frances Gouda

Frances Gouda is a historian in the Political Science department of the University of Amsterdam. In addition to a wide range of articles and book chapters, she is the author of Poverty and Political Culture: The Rhetoric of Social Welfare in France and the Netherlands, 1815–1853 (1994, reprint 1995), American Visions of the Netherlands Indies/Indonesia: US Foreign Policy and Indonesian Nationalism, 1920–1949 (2002) and Dutch Culture Overseas: Colonial Practice in the Netherlands Indies, 1900–1942 (1995; 2nd ed., 2009). Serambi Ilmu Semesta PT, a commercial publisher in Jakarta, issued an Indonesian translation of the latter two books in 2007 and 2008. At CES she will work on a comparative—or transnational—research project focusing on national identities, colonial governance, and public health in the Dutch East Indies, the US Philippines, and the princely state of Travancore in British India during the early twentieth century.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.