VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora (née Suzanne Coralie Lucipara de Stuers). Bodegraven 29.11.1909 — Baarn, prov. Utrecht 11.11.2002. Dutch Sociologist. Daughter of Eugène de Stuers, director of machine industry, and Susanna Teding van Berkhout. Educated in Utrecht, in 1928-35 studied art history and ethnology in Paris. In 1936 travelled with her husband via Egypt and India to Indinesia, where the husband had got a chair. During WW II in Japanese internment. From 1947 librarian of Bataviaasch genootschap in Batavia (Jakarta). Ph.D. 1957 Paris. From 1959 research scholar at Amsterdam, in 1969-73 Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology. Married 1933 Professor Frans Vreede (1887–1975).

Publications: Diss. L’émancipation de la femme indonesienne. 1957.

The Indonesian woman; struggles and achievements. 204 p. the Hague 1960.

Parda: A Study of Muslim Women’s Life in Northern India. 12+128 p. Assen 1968.

Girl Students in Jaipur. A Study in Attitudes Towards Family Life, Marriage, and Career. 12+141 p. 12 pl. Studies of Developing Countries 9. Assen 1970.

– Further works and articles, also on Near Eastern women.

Sources: Dutch Wikipedia.

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