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Social revolution - national revolution

Reid, Anthony


The period between 1945 and 1949 following proclamation of independence against Dutch colonial role witnessed a number of turbulent movements around Indonesia. These 'social revolutions' as they were known by their adherents, were movements from below against local authorities occuring spontaneously in different areas but without any coordination or direction between them, In this article, the author describes two examples of 'social revolution' which took place in Aceh and East Sumatra.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1981-12-23
Type: Journal article
Source: Prisma: The Indonesian Indicator


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