Revolts in Dutch East Indies (35 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.4: Indonesian Writing and Culture.


When the Dutch intervene in the East Indies, aiding the Sasak people on the island of Lombok, they provoke resistance from the Balinese, who massacre more than 500 soldiers and sailors in a surprise night attack.

Editors. "Revolts in Dutch East Indies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]