[Podcast] The 1740 Batavia massacre of ethnic Chinese in Java


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Batavia massacre, 1740, Java

The Chinese and Dutch in Java (now part of Indonesia) co-existed as long as the sugar economy thrived. But once global prices fell, troubles arose, culminating in a conflict that left more than 10,000 Chinese dead.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/10/06/the-1740-batavia-massacre-of-ethnic-chinese-in-java/

Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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