differing views on the relative importance of rightsandresponsibilities,
liberty and authority, equality and hierarchy. These differences are products of
centuries. They will not soon disappear. They are far more fundamental than
differences among political ideologies and political regimes.49
One of the problems with Huntingtonian isolationism and cultural relativism
is that it disregards the mass migration in evidence today, and the fact that, in
diasporic conditions, people are often obliged to adopt shifting and multiple
positions of identification. According to
Pakualam) were permitted to keep their courts and many of their ceremonial privileges. Yet between 1757 and 1830 they had progressively lost their real power. The Dutch proscribed access to the major sources of these rulers’ revenue in the hinterland ( mancanegoro ) around their palaces, banned them from raising their own militias and conducting diplomacy, forbade them from independently naming their successors, and largely restricted these royals to the kraton (palace compound).
The rulers’ rightsand
crew. In an argument over a consent form, we see characters discuss the
rightsandresponsibilities of the filmmakers, and the control which the
filmmakers have over what is seen and not seen. (There is the brief
suggestion that a non-consenting doctor could easily be cut from the film.
She reluctantly signs the form, saying ‘just keep my piece off Hard
Copy , okay?’) There are numerous aspects of the episode which
The Dutch colonial world during Queen Wilhelmina’s reign,
discourses on such crucial matters as rightsandresponsibilities, community and belonging, citizenship and non-citizenship, race and difference, and authority, sovereignty, and destiny’.
Aldrich and McCreery set a wider scope for their collection based on the observation that, well into the twentieth century, ‘crowns and colonies’ were often paired together. By contrast, republican governments and princedoms without empires formed a distinct minority in Asia, Africa and Oceania, not to mention Europe