chapter  1
The Tiong Hoa Hwee Koan School: a transborder project of modernity in Batavia, c. 1900s
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Education would be dynamite for the rigid caste systems of colonies. (Kennedy 1945: 311)

It is to be remembered that the members of the Tiong Hoa Hwe Koan are among the most intelligent and progressive of the Chinese people.