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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Netherlands East Indies/Indonesia
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Setting The Scene

An “Age in Motion” is the term used by Takashi Shiraishi to describe the late colonial period in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI) (Shiraishi 1990), aptly capturing the turbulence of this period of Indonesia’s past, when progress and modernity were the mantras of the day. For centuries, the Dutch had shown little interest in…

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Sally White, “Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Netherlands East Indies/Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002109>
First published online: 2017

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