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COLONIAL KNOWLEDGE AND THE NATIVE SCHOLAR: SUPOMO, ADAT LAND RIGHTS AND AGRARIAN REORGANIZATION IN SURAKARTA 1900-1920s

@inproceedings{Djalins2007COLONIALKA,
  title={COLONIAL KNOWLEDGE AND THE NATIVE SCHOLAR: SUPOMO, ADAT LAND RIGHTS AND AGRARIAN REORGANIZATION IN SURAKARTA 1900-1920s},
  author={Upik Djalins},
  year={2007}
}
  • Upik Djalins
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • In this thesis, I analyze how a native scholar was an active agent in constituting colonial discourse on native land rights. Specifica lly, I examine a doctoral thesis written in the 1920s by Supomo, a young Javanese ar i tocrat and a colonial judicial officer studying in Leiden University. The thesis e xamined adat land rights and agrarian reorganization in Surakarta, Central Java. In the 1940s, Supomo contributed to writing Indonesia’s 1945 Constitution where his conception of adat and the… CONTINUE READING

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