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Edward Douwes Dekker

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Categories: Literature

Countries: Netherlands

Dutch writer, pseudonym "Multatuli". His great work was the novel, "Max Havelaar", a scathing satirical attack on colonial policies in the Netherlands East Indies. It ultimately provoked a dramatic reassessment of Dutch policy in the East Indies and remains one of the key works of anti-colonial literature.

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Edward Douwes Dekker

During September - October 1859 the author Multatuli (Edward Douwes Dekker) w...

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