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People are usually not so firmly rooted as they was once. The larger frequency, a minimum of within the Western international, with which individuals movement residence may be obvious from the records. Many migrate voluntarily, or lower than compulsion, to accumulate new existences in different components of the rustic or in different components of the realm. the issues which face those who find themselves obliged to settle in different places became concerns of nationwide and foreign political significance. of contemporary years they've got additionally develop into the topics of sociological and socio-psychological study. The mental examine of which this booklet provides an account happened between households who a few years in the past emigrated from what was once then often called the Dutch East Indies to the Netherlands. Dutch is the language spoken from their formative years. Born and bred in one other a part of the area they embarked in teams to the Nether­ lands, which that they had by no means noticeable ahead of, while the rustic they lived in grew to become self sufficient. without doubt they'd a bright snapshot of the Netherlands. It was once the mum kingdom; that they had heard very much approximately it throughout the basic schooling they'd bought. They have been conversant in it via photographs and during the touch, despite the fact that superficial, with representatives of the ruling nation. the army provider which had performed such an immense half within the lives of the male adults had made them suppose sure up with the rustic of the home of Orange.

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60 inferior sort of people I few capacitiesl lax. ") think - we're Indo's and live in straw hute. surprised at our speaking Dutch. they are badly informed. 60 additional taxation. 20 Nf-31 34 30 24 % the Dutch here are friendly and helpful. 20 that depends on the person in questionl his positionl district he hails from. h IV 44 EVALUATION OF THE NEW WAY OF LIFE even been put to them as yet. This fact points to the great sensitivity on the part of these refugees for the autochthon's opinion and attitude concerning them.

They're prepared to spend a lot on clothes and luxuries, but little on food. " The above remarks were obtained in answer to two conversation questions, namely: "What is your opinion of the people here"? and "What do people here think of the Indonesian Dutch"? It proved to be impracticable to keep those that were questioned on this first conversational topic. 60 inferior sort of people I few capacitiesl lax. ") think - we're Indo's and live in straw hute. surprised at our speaking Dutch. they are badly informed.

One lived from day to day and had no need to take thought for the morrow - at least, before the distress accompanying the transfer of sovereignty began. If financial difficulties did crop up, there were many ways open to one to earn extra 32 EVALUATION OF THE NEW WAY OF LIFE money, something that appeared to be almost out of the question for these people in the Netherlands. There was little or no opportunity for variation, pleasure and amusements in the Netherlands. One did not get round to regular cinema going or frequent visits together to a restaurant for a good meal.

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