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Makassar Ternate
First posted on January 13th 2010

A satellite of the Sultanate of Ternate until the Sultan of Buton signed a treaty with the V.O.C. in 1667. Direct Dutch rule began in 1905-1906, when the territory was annexed by the Dutch East Indies

Alternate spellings/names Boeton, Butung, Booton

see also V.O.C., Dutch East Indies, since 1949 Indonesia

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Country Profiles Article : Buton, from Wikipedia
Portals Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines Search Google News Archive for Buton, Butung, click Timeline
Timeline of Indonesian History, from Sejarah Indonesia , 11 sub-timelines, illustrated, very detailed
Accounts of History on Celebes Article : Sulawesi : History, from Wikipedia
De Geschiedenis van Sulawesi, from travelmarker.nl [in Dutch, considerably more detailed than Wikipedia]; from indonesie.nl [in Dutch, illustrated]
South Sulawesi History, from etm.ptx
R. Blok, History of the island of Celebes, 1817, GB
on Buton Article : Buton : History, from Wikipedia
Sejarah Kesultanan Buton, from History of the Buton Empire, 2007, in Bahasa Indonesia
Specific Periods
Administrative History
Economy & Finances Boats to Burn. Bajo Fishing Activity in the Australian Fishing Zone, by James J. Fox
Eastern Passage to China through Macassar Strait, pp.568-583, Islands, Bays etc. near the south-east part of Celebes pp.628-636, from James Horsburgh, The India Directory : Or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Australia, vol.2 1852, posted by Internet Archive
Ethnography Butonese - History and Cultural Relations, from Every Culture
Article : Cia-Cia Language, from Wikipedia
Religion J. Schoorl, Belief in Reincarnation on Buton, S.E. Sulawesi, Indonesia BTLV 141 1985 pp.103-134
Local History
Biographies Joannes Rambaldo, from van der Aa, Biografisch Woordenboek der Nederlanden

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen Indonesia : Princely States : Butung, from World Statesmen
Sejarah Kesultanan Buton, from History of the Buton Empire, 2007, in Bahasa Indonesia; has list of Sultans 1491-1960
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Documents Historical Newspapers Kranten - historisch, from startpagina.nl Dutch language site
Search Archief Leeuwarder Courant (1752-) in Dutch
Search Digitaal Krantenarchief at Regionaal Archief Leiden, in Dutch
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Image Databanks Geheugen van Nederland; site in Dutch; Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam; Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden; Maritiem Digitaal (Dutch Maritime Musea); Leiden University Digital Sources (mostly images); Wikimedia Commons; Atlas of Mutual Heritage
Koleksi Foto, from Indonesian National Library, site in Bahasa Indonesia
Archival Deposits Memories van Overgave, from IDC Publishers; pdf file contains table of contents which lists Boeton
Manuscript Collection, from Indonesian National Library, Koleksi Digital
KITLV Library, Manuscripts and Archives
E. Schwidder, E. Vermeij, Guide to the Asian Collections at the International Institute of Social History (IISG 2007) [400 page file]
S. Suryadi, Locating, documenting and digitising : preserving the endangered manuscripts of the legacy of the Sultanate of Buton, South-Eastern Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, from British Library, Endangered Archives
Individual Documents Nick Habermehl, List of V.O.C. Shipwrecks, from Treasure Net
Historical Maps Map of Celebes, Buton etc. from 1646, Sir Robert Dudley, posted by Sanderus Maps
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Booton, p.325 in vol.4 of The London Encyclopaedia, 1829, GB
Booton, p.171 in The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1836, GB
Geographical Booton, p.591 in J. Huddart, The Oriental Navigator, 1801, GB
Boeton, p.63 in R. Philips, A grammar of general geography: for the use of schools and young persons, 1821, GB
Boeton, pp.132-134 in Ph.P. Roorda van Eysinga, Aardrijksbeschrijving van Nederlandsch Indië, 1838, in Dutch, GB
Boeton, p.538 in vol.2 of A.J. van der Aa, Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden, 1839, in Dutch, GB
Article : Boeton (p.56), from John Crawfurd, A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries 1856, posted on Internet Archive
Parliamentary Debates Staten Generaal Digitaal (Dutch Parliament, 1900-1994)
Hansard (British Parliament)
Historical Travelogues Boeton, p.448 in A. Bogaert, A. Bogaerts historische reizen door d'oostersche deelen van Asia, 1731, in Dutch, GB
Institutions Musea
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Coins, Banknotes

Bibliographies Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS)
Search ISBN Database for Celebes, Buton
Search RHS Bibliography for Celebes, Buton
Search DBNG for Celebes, Buton
Online Libraries Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
Online Libraries General Archipel, use Persee (French search engine)
Collections of Theses Narcis (server for theses from the Netherlands)
On Southeast Asia Sejarah Melayu Library
KITLV Aceh Books
Perpustakaan Nasional (Indonesian National Library), click Koleksi Digital
NUS Asia Research Institute ARI Working Papers Series
Online Journals On South-East Asia Moussons. Recherche en sciences humaines sur l'Asie du Sud-Est
Bulletin de l'Ecole française de l'Extreme Orient 1901-2003
Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 1979-
Southeast Asian Studies e-Bulletin 1996-
On the Malay Archipelago Archipel 1971-2004 (French search engine)
BTLV 1853-1908, 1950-2009
Institute of the Malay World and Civilization, Sari 1999-2009, partly in English, partly in Bahasa Malaysia
General Accounts On Southeast Asia Nicholas Tarling, The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia, 4 vol.s, Cambridge : UP (1992) 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959 T188c
On Indonesia, Dutch East Indies Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.21, pp.213-245 Article Indonesia KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.21
Steven Drakeley, The History of Indonesia, Westport CT : Greenwood 2005, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.8 0763h
Specific Topics
Historical Atlasses Jan M. Pluvier, Historical Atlas of Southeast Asia, Leiden : Brill 1995 [G]
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