PERDAGANGAN DAN PEMERTAHANAN KULI DI PERKEBUNAN: OPIUM DI DELI, 1870-1942

Jasmerah: Journal of Education and Historical Studies

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Title PERDAGANGAN DAN PEMERTAHANAN KULI DI PERKEBUNAN: OPIUM DI DELI, 1870-1942
 
Creator Damanik, Erond Litno
 
Subject Histroy
Coolies; Deli; Opium; Trade
Indonesian History
 
Description The article aims to explore and discuss opium in Deli, 1870-1942. The problem is focused on opium trade and consumption in plantations. The study uses a social-history approach. Primary data sources are daily notes, job handover memories, colonial reports, correspondence and newspapers during the colonial period, while secondary data are books, journals or official websites that discuss opium in various countries. Data obtained from the National Archives of the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta and online. Contextual analysis is used to explain the trade and consumption of opium in the context of colonialism. Contextuality cannot be separated from time, continuity and change. The study found that opium was a trade commodity that was carried out systematically in plantation communities. Novelty studies that the opium trade is a structured mechanism for impoverishing and controlling coolies on plantations. The study concluded that the poverty trap was the main tool to keep coolies on plantations.
 
Publisher Department of History Education, Faculty of Social Science, Universitas Negeri Medan
 
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Date 2020-06-08
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
Social-history approach
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://jurnal.unimed.ac.id/2012/index.php/jasmerah/article/view/17990
10.24114/jasmerah journal.v2i1.17990
 
Source Jasmerah: Journal of Education and Historical Studies; Vol 2, No 1 (2020); 1-19
2686-5556
2686-1569
10.24114/jasmerah journal.v2i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://jurnal.unimed.ac.id/2012/index.php/jasmerah/article/view/17990/14964
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Erond Litno Damanik
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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