Straddling the Border: A Marginal History of Guerrilla Warfare and ‘Counter-Insurgency’ in the Indonesian Borderlands, 1960s–1970s*

@article{Eilenberg2011StraddlingTB,
  title={Straddling the Border: A Marginal History of Guerrilla Warfare and ‘Counter-Insurgency’ in the Indonesian Borderlands, 1960s–1970s*},
  author={M. Eilenberg},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={1423 - 1463}
}
  • M. Eilenberg
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
Abstract Post-independence ethnic minorities inhabiting the Southeast Asian borderlands were willingly or unwillingly pulled into the macro politics of territoriality and state formation. The rugged and hilly borderlands delimiting the new nation-states became battlefronts of state-making and spaces of confrontation between divergent political ideologies. In the majority of the Southeast Asian borderlands, this implied violent disruption in the lives of local borderlanders that came to affect… Expand
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