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LM Publishers is an independent publishing house which publishes titles on Art and Culture worldwide, Country Information, Natural History, Sustainability and Development Studies, with a special interest in Suriname, the Dutch Carribean and Indonesia and the former Netherlands East Indies.

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Indonesian Splendour

The exhibition Indonesian Splendour. Four centuries of fascination for the flora of Indonesia with 40 photographs of Dennis A-Tjak will be held from October 20 2018 till January 20 2019 in the Westfries Museum (Museum of the Golden Age), Hoorn North Holland
Dennis A-Tjak has clearly developed his own style for photographing old flower varieties. His portraits stand out because of their technical perfection. The hyperrealist photographs exude perfection, drama and elegance. They are surprising, sometimes disconcertingly abstract, but every single one of them is delightful to look at.

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Indische pracht / Indonesian Splendour

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Photographer Dennis A-Tjak has been making a name for himself as portraitist of old flower varieties from countries that the VOC traded with in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. What fascinates him in these varieties is that some of them have been there for centuries and have been passed on to us from generation to generation. A-Tjak has clearly developed his own style for photographing old flower varieties. available October 20, 2018

Towards a fair and just economy

25,00

The book presents case descriptions, outcomes of collaborative action research and conceptual frameworks. The various chapters emerged from joint collaboration with activists, social entrepreneurs, social investors and development organisations in four continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. With this book the editor and authors aim to contribute to the debate about strategies for global social justice.

Flowers from Universe

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Traditional Javanese textile art lends itself perfectly to telling stories about the centuries-old culture of the island of Java. Flowers from Universe. Textiles of Java is first of all based on the memories and associations of Alit Djajasoebrata, who grew up in the bosom of her Western Javanese family.

Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum

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The Tropenmuseum Amsterdam houses about 20,000 textile objects that were collected over a period of 160 years. This study presents the collection and the stories of the makers and users of the fabrics as well as those of the collectors who brought them to the Netherlands

Natural History and Ecology of Suriname

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Natural History and Ecology of Suriname offers a unique overview of the remarkable nature of this diverse and beautiful country. It showcases more than 200 fascinating tropical plant and animal species, making it an indispensable guide for anyone wanting to explore Suriname’s remarkable flora and fauna.

Slavery Heritage Guide – Gids Slavernijverleden Amsterdam

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Did you know that the Society of Surinam met at Amsterdam City Hall, the current Royal Palace on Dam Square? Many Amsterdammers invested in the VOC, in the West India Company and in the plantations in Surinam and the Antilles. Where was this visible in the city? – second revised edition

The Kwee Family of Ciledug

29,50

This book is based upon a unique private collection of photographs and home movies of one Peranakan Chinese elite family, the Kwee family from Ciledug, owners of the sugar factory Djatipiring. It aims to bring the private lives of the modern Peranakan Chinese elite in colonial Java to the fore and asks to what extent ideas about progress, development and ‘the modern’ have affected their world-view and life-styles.

Dolf Henkes and Curaçao

19,50

At the end of 1945, at the invitation of the doctor and artist Chris Engels, the Rotterdam-born artist Dolf Henkes boarded a boat to Curaçao. He took fifty paintings with him and made two important murals on the island, in the terminal building of Hato Airport and in the chapel of the Sint Elisabeth Hospital. In the summer of 1947 he travelled on to Mexico and New York.