1st Edition

Imperial Policy and Southeast Asian Nationalism

By Hans Antlov, Stein Tonnesson Copyright 1995
    340 Pages
    by Routledge

    338 Pages
    by Routledge

    Traditionally, the tumultuous period 1930-50 in South East Asia has been viewed as a dichotomy, of European vs Asian or imperialist vs nationalist. This highly acclaimed volume presents another (triangular) perspective and challenges established wisdom about the period.

    Introduction; Pictures at an Exhibition; The Man Who Knew Too Much: Ch.O. van der Plas and the Future of Indonesia, 1927–1950; French, Dutch, British and US Reactions to the Ngh? T?nh Rebellion of 1930–1931 1; Screwing down the People: The Malayan Emergency, Decolonisation and Ethnicity; Filling the Power Vacuum: 1945 in French Indochina, the Netherlands East Indies and British Malaya; The Chinese Occupation of Northern Vietnam, 1945–1946: A Reappraisal 1; World War and Village War: Changing Patterns of Rural Conflict in Southeast Asia, 1945–1955; The International Construction of Indonesian Nationhood, 1930–1950 1; Rulers in Imperial Policy. Sultan Ibrahim, Emperor Báo ??i, and Sultan Hamengku Buwono IX; Primitive Partisans: French Strategy and the Construction of a Montagnard Ethnic Identity in Indochina 1


    Hans Antlov, Stein Tonnesson