Colonial warfare and military ethics in the Netherlands East Indies, 1816–1941

@article{Groen2018ColonialWA,
  title={Colonial warfare and military ethics in the Netherlands East Indies, 1816–1941},
  author={Petra Groen},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={277 - 296}
}
  • P. Groen
  • Published 24 September 2012
  • Political Science, History
  • Journal of Genocide Research
This article examines Henk Schulte Nordholt's assertion that typifies the Netherlands East Indies as ‘a state of violence’. To that end, the article analyses the manner in and extent to which military violence was used during the build-up and consolidation of the colonial state. It discusses the military strategies that the colonial army developed from 1816 to 1941, as well as the military ethics underlying the army's actions, both in theory and in practice. It concludes that the colonial… 
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