Tag Archives: colonial surplus

Alec Gordon’s Last Interview

Readers will be interested in Alec Gordon’s last interview. Conducted with Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux, and available in French and English, Elsa spoke with Alec in Kuala Lumpur, just a couple of weeks before his passing. The discussion was about … Continue reading

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Production, Trade and the Colonial Malayan Economy

JCA editorial board member Alec Gordon has a long interest in colonial statistics and the colonial surplus. It is thus appropriate for him to review a new book, Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts. Authored … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Colonial Exploitation

JCA editorial board member Alec Gordon has published the latest of a series of articles that have sought to assess and calculate the level of colonial exploitation in then then Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. “A Last Word: Amendments and … Continue reading

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