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Development policy in the early 20th century [Indonesia]

Robert Cribb, The Australian National University


Chapter discussed the Dutch Ethical Policy in early 20th century Indonesia. The programme was the first sustained programme of tropical development in world history, but it foundered from lack of funds and from inflated expectations which led to disappointment with the outcomes.

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Robert Cribb. "Development policy in the early 20th century [Indonesia]" Development and social welfare: Indonesia ’s experiences under the New Order. Ed. Jan-Paul Dirkse, Frans Hüsken and Mario Rutten. Leiden: KITLV Press, 1993. 225-245.
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