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1 QUICK , CHEAP AND EFFICIENT Revisiting the Indonesian Mass Killings of 1965-1966 ENGLISH DRAFT translated and published in a Norwegian Anthology

@inproceedings{Trnquist20081Q,
  title={1 QUICK , CHEAP AND EFFICIENT Revisiting the Indonesian Mass Killings of 1965-1966 ENGLISH DRAFT translated and published in a Norwegian Anthology},
  author={Olle T{\"o}rnquist},
  year={2008}
}
The Indonesian mass killings of 1965-1966 should be revisited as a contribution to two discussions: one international on mass violence and one more Indonesian on whether they are still important or not. While long term fact-finding goes on, we may start by drawing on relevant typologies of massacres and existing research on the politics, the killings and the historical roots of violence. None of the standard explanations for massacres make full sense. In this essay it is argued instead that the…