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Special Collections on Suriname at the IISH

On 25 November, Suriname celebrates 40 years of independence from the Netherlands.
The Suriname-Dutch relationship dates from the 17th century.
It is an awkward story of colonisation, slavery and migration. A story with many gaps and mostly written from the Dutch perspective.
A small but special collection about Suriname at the IISH may provide new input for Surinamese historiography.

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary we selected:


29 October 2015