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Author: ZENTGRAAFF, H.C. Title: Atjeh. [Eerste druk/first edition].
Description: Batavia, De Unie, [..], 1938. 4°. pict. col. boards. 302pp. numerous ills. & portrs. on 49 photo-plates, incl. some facsims. of original official documents, some drawings in text, 2 full-p. terrain sketches with legenda of which one on a plate, full-p. genealogy explaining kinship-relations between important Acehnese headmen originally drawn by the General Staff captain Van Daalen. A general popularized historical review of the Aceh wars and her [dutch and Acehnese] heroes, incl. a chapter on the Royal Constabulary or Maréchaussee. Portrs. depict a.o. famous constabulary officers as Christoffel, Kaniesz, De Bruijn and SchmidtGosenson, Darlang (the master of the mountains), Ebbink, Geldorp, Van der VlerkParis, Behrens and their adversaries as (:) Potjoet Barin, Potjoet Meurah, Panglima Polim.., illustrations of jungle bivouacs and fortresses, &c. Author/compiler Zentgraaff, strongly favoured the hard-line towards the acehnese 'rebels'. Good copy.
Keywords: atjeh aceh war sumatra history militaria zentfgraaff review darlang christoffel panglima polim constabulary marechaussee guerilla war counter guerilla colonialism indonesia southeast asia
Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 6274