By Jennifer L. Foray
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This e-book explores how the reviews of worldwide warfare II formed and reworked Dutch perceptions in their centuries-old empire. targeting the paintings of major anti-Nazi resisters, Jennifer L. Foray examines how the warfare pressured a rethinking of colonial practices and relationships. As Dutch resisters deliberate for a postwar international bearing little resemblance to that of 1940, they predicted a variety of percentages for his or her empire and its territories, expecting a newly harmonious courting among the Netherlands and its such a lot prized colony within the East Indies.
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