Cultuurstelsel and Netherlands Agricultural Advance

“For the joy is not in cutting paddy; the joy is in cutting the paddy which one has planted.  And the soul of man does not rejoice in wages, but in the labour that earns those wages.” (Max Havelaar; or the Coffee Auctions of The Dutch Trading Company, Multatuli, 1860) Those words in the preface strongly… Continue reading Cultuurstelsel and Netherlands Agricultural Advance