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Friends and Exiles: A Memoir of the Nutmeg Isles and the Indonesian Nationalist Movement Des Alwi

Friends and Exiles: A Memoir of the Nutmeg Isles and the Indonesian Nationalist Movement

Des Alwi

Published December 6th 2007
ISBN : 9780877277743
Hardcover
171 pages
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Des Alwi tells of his childhood on the eastern Indonesian island of Banda, where he was befriended and adopted by the two nationalist leaders, Mohammad Hatta and Sutan Sjahrir, exiled there by the Dutch colonial regime. He describes his experiencesMoreDes Alwi tells of his childhood on the eastern Indonesian island of Banda, where he was befriended and adopted by the two nationalist leaders, Mohammad Hatta and Sutan Sjahrir, exiled there by the Dutch colonial regime. He describes his experiences on Banda and Java during the Japanese Occupation and his involvement in the underground struggle for Independence.