Dutch Companies in China 1903-1941

Nicholas Kitto has sent in a PDF file of the book: Corporate Behaviour and Political Risk: Dutch Companies in China 1903-1941 by  Frans-Paul van der Putten. This was freely downloadable from the Leiden University website. Unfortunately the images are absent.

HF: The book covers in some detail a variety of Dutch concerns in China. Namely:-

Chapter 2 Banking: Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (NHM) and Nederlandsch- Indische Handelsbank (NIHB)

Chapter 3 Shipping: Java-China-Japan Lijn (JCJL)

Chapter 4 Petroleum: Royal Dutch/Shell

Chapter 5 Harbour Construction: Havenwerken

Chapter 6 Railway Construction: Nederlandsch Syndicaat voor China (Netherlands Syndicate for China, NSC)

Chapter 7 Electronics: Philips

Chapter 8 Soap and Margarine: Unilever

See Dutch Companies In China 1903-41

Source: Vol 2 in a series on Studies in Overseas History:  Corporate Behaviour and Political Risk: Dutch Companies in China 1903-1941, Frans-Paul van der Putten, Research  School of Asian, African and Amerindian Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2001

The Home page image is of the flag of The Netherlands in 1900

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