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Author: REPUBLIK MALUKU SELATAN - Title: De rechtsgedingen tussen de Ambonnezen en de K.P.M., deel 1. Texst der voornaamste processtukken in het eerste kort geding. Orig. edn.
Description: 's-Gravenhage, Bureau Zuid-Molukken, 1950. sm. 8°. Orig. wraps., stapled. 46pp. Table of contents. [Bureau Zuid-Molukken, No. 7-1]. HARSKAMP, 341. A review of the first law-suit with as plaintinffs, the Ambonese population, represented by the lawyers of the Republic of the South Moluccas, or Republik Maluku Selatan (R.M.S.) vs. the Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, K.P.M. being the most relevant documents bearing on the case. The heart of the matter was in fact if the South Moluccas were, in view of the transfer of sovereignty, agreed in december 1949, to the Republic of Indonesia, already an independent state. (the proclamation of independence for the South Moluccas was previously announced). If so, the Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, K.P.M., liable of collaboration with the Republic Indonesia to overthrow the R.M.S., as there were no other means of transport of Indonesian armed forces to the Moluccas, than by this shipping-company. A very interesting brochure, still of historical value. Very good copy.
Keywords: independence self determination history legal battle republik maluku selatan r.m.s. moluccas ambon k.p.m. law suit indonesia colonialism southeast asia
Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 44541