English Portuguese Traces in the “Land of Kartini”

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Portuguese Traces in the “Land of Kartini”

Oleh KARINA ISNA IRAWAN
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Amid the few Portuguese legacies on the island of Java, one can be found at the northern shore of Jepara in Central Java. Jutting out into the sea, the “Land of Kartini” — named after Indonesia’s famed champion of women’s rights who once lived there — was strategic for trade and maritime [...]