Prophets of Rebellion: Millenarian Protest Movements Against the European Colonial Order

Michael Adas discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Africa, Asia and Oceania the revolt led by Prince Dipanagara in the Netherlands East Indies 1825 1830 , the Pai Marire or Hau Hau movement of the Maoris of New Zealand 1864 1867 , the Birsa disturbance among the Mundas of Chota NagpurMichael Adas discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Africa, Asia and Oceania the revolt led by Prince Dipanagara in the Netherlands East Indies 1825 1830 , the Pai Marire or Hau Hau movement of the Maoris of New Zealand 1864 1867 , the Birsa disturbance among the Mundas of Chota Nagpur in east central India 1899 1900 , the Maji Maji rebellions in German East Africa 1905 1906 , and the Sya San uprising in Burma 1930 1932 The participants in the rebellions sought to change unacceptable sociocultural systems by extralegal rather than constitutional means, by force rather than reform, withdrawal or passive resistance Each of the groups mounted a rebellion aimed at the overthrow not only of the political regime, but also of the existing sociocultural order Professor Adas views the rebellions from the perspectives of both the coloniser incumbents and the participants themselves The work concludes with a discussion of the patterns displayed by the revolts, the campaigns of repression launched by the Europeans, and the historical legacy of these movements.
Prophets of Rebellion Millenarian Protest Movements Against the European Colonial Order Michael Adas discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Africa Asia and Oceania the revolt led by Prince Dipanagara in

  • Title: Prophets of Rebellion: Millenarian Protest Movements Against the European Colonial Order
  • Author: Michael B. Adas
  • ISBN: 9780521335683
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. In this book, Adas compared five case studies of anti-colonial rebellions across different regions, cultures, socio-politico-economic makes-ups and time periods: Netherlands and the East Indies (1825-1830), Maoris versus the Christian missionaries in New Zealand (1864-1867), the British in Central India (1895-1900), German East Africa (1903-1906) and British Burma (1930-1932). These chosen rebellions were distinctively “millenarian”, and led by “prophetic” leaders: Java’s Prince Dipana [...]

    2. In this book, Adas compared five case studies of anti-colonial rebellions across different regions, cultures, socio-politico-economic makes-ups and time periods: Netherlands and the East Indies (1825-1830), Maoris versus the Christian missionaries in New Zealand (1864-1867), the British in Central India (1895-1900), German East Africa (1903-1906) and British Burma (1930-1932). These chosen rebellions were distinctively “millenarian”, and led by “prophetic” leaders: Java’s Prince Dipana [...]

    3. A comparative look at five prophet-centered movements targeting European rule (the Maji Maji in German East Africa, Birsa's revolt in north-central India, the Saya San revolt in Burma, Pai Marire among the Maori of New Zealand, and Dipanagara in Dutch Java). Adas is careful in his approach, stressing surface similarities such as relative deprivation, the failure of cultural systems before Europe's might, and the ubiquitous desire to revive a pre-colonial cultural system. The movements obviously [...]

    4. salah satu bagian dari buku ini membahas perlawanan Pangeran Diponegoro, sebab-sebab perlawanan, baik dari sisi kolonial Belanda maupun dari pihak yang melawan.Anehnya, buku yang terbit pertama kali tahun 1979 ini tidak menjadi referensi Peter Carey dalam menulis buku The Power of Prophecy: Prince Dipanagara and the End of an Old Order in Java, 1785-1855. Saya tidak menemukan buku ini dalam Bibliography maupun Index buku Peter Carey tsb.

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