The novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, first published in 1852, was a major catalyst for moving public opinion in America against slavery. Queen Victoria, it was said, wept on reading it. In Holland, in the mid 19th century, a similar book was published which highlighted the brutalities of the Dutch colonial system in Java in the East Indies, such that it lead to major reforms being introduced. What was the name of the book?

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