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With the Dutch in the East. An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombok, 1894, Illustrated Wouter Cool

With the Dutch in the East. An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombok, 1894, Illustrated

Wouter Cool

Published April 22nd 2013
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Kindle Edition
545 pages
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The Island of Lombok, is today a popular international tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches and unique mixture of cultures, but before mass tourism, it was better known for the Lombok Wars of 1894, where the local people decided toMoreThe Island of Lombok, is today a popular international tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches and unique mixture of cultures, but before mass tourism, it was better known for the Lombok Wars of 1894, where the local people decided to defy the Dutch colonial authorities, who formerly ruled over Indonesia.An insurrection started, and the colonial authorities raised and sent an army to the island to quell any dissent against their rule. Wouter Cool travelled with this army, to record the Lombok Wars of 1894, whilst also witnessing the unique culture of this island, by observing and sketching the local people as they went about their lives, often in the hazy temporary peace, before another battle.“With the Dutch in the East. An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombok, 1894,” is a record of these wars, and one of the culture of the people, before modernization. Bringing to life the beauty of island life, in the midst of a bitter insurrection by its people.