LM Publishers

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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Summer Catalogue 2022

The Summer Catalogue 2022 is online. Most titles are in Dutch, but on the front page is our English title Art Fallen From Heaven on modern Balinese sculpture. This publication offers a new perspective on the origin of modern Balinese sculpture in the 1930s. After the subjugation of Bali by Dutch colonial rule, the driving force for renewal was the shift of patronage by the ruling monarchs to the tourists and the western art market.

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Art Fallen From Heaven

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Art Fallen from Heaven, modern Balinese sculpture, offers a new perspective on the origin of modern Balinese sculpture in the 1930s. After the subjugation of Bali by Dutch colonial rule, the driving force for renewal was the shift of patronage by the ruling monarchs to the tourists and the western art market.

Revisualizing Slavery

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Revisualizing slavery explores the history of slavery in Asia by focusing on visual sources. The traditional image of slavery in Asia is shaped and dominated by words such as ‘mild’, ‘guilt’ and ‘domestic’. But this is shifting by new historical research that points precisely to the tougher sides and to similarities with the Atlantic slavery past.

Common Ground

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The richness and diversity of Dutch  contributions to the built environment of South Africa remain little-known in the study of twentieth-century architectural history. Between 1902 and 1961 more than seventy Dutch-born émigré architects were active from the Cape to the Highveld, both in major towns and remote areas, and they designed hundreds of buildings and neighbourhoods.