Paradijs of Wingewest?: Dialectics of Sympathy and Subjugation in the Dutch East Indies Novel

Unravelling the imperial subconscious.

De onderwerping van Diepo Negoro, a painting from the Dutch East Indies
De onderwerping van Diepo Negoro, a Dutch painting detailing the subjugation and betrayal of an Indonesian leader by General De Kock, now hanging in the Rijskmuseum. Image can be found here.

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