"We were on our way to Atjeh
, where there was war; but the vessel ran on a sandbank, and we had to land in Delli.
The most wellknown examples of such bloody social revolutions were Atjeh
, North Sumatra, North Coast Java, Banten and Surakarta in 1945 and 1946, and the Madiun Uprising in 1948.
(76) Snouck Hurgronje, 'Een Mekkaansch Gezantschap naar Atjeh
in 1683', Bijdragen Taal-, land-en Volkenkunde, 1, 37 (1888): 553-4.
"All the most fanatical musulman attended this mosque, heard weekly report on Atjeh
affairs from one of the agents of Sayyid Muhammad al-Sagoff and offered prayers for the success of Atjehness arms" (Reid, 1994).
Located on the northern tip of Sumatra, the Sultanate of Aceh (also known as Atjeh
) was ruled by Sultan Muhamad Daud, who, realizing that the Dutch intended to conquer the region, had purchased modern rifles from English and American dealers in Singapore and hired European mercenaries to train his army.
''The most important thing for me is that I can carry on with my daily business as usual,'' Razi said while serving customers at Pasar Atjeh
, the provincial capital's main market in the heart of the city.
Another historical example of the use of suicide attacks is found among Muslim communities in Asia during the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, particularly on the Malabar coast of Southwestern India, in Atjeh
in Northern Sumatra, and in Mindanao and Sulu in the Southern Philippines.
Boxer, 'A Note on Portuguese Reactions to the Revival of the Red Sea Spice Trade and the Rise of Atjeh
, 1540-1600', Journal of Southeast Asian History, 10 (1969), 415-28 (pp.
Other articles treat such diverse topics as shifting drug policies in the Netherlands, the Dutch East Indies Red Cross and its treatment of native inhabitants during the first Atjeh
expeditions, and the unique qualities of military psychiatry in the modern era.
Teensma, "An Unknown Portuguese Text on Sumatra from 1582," Bidragen tot de Taal-, Land, en Volkenkunde 145, 2-3 (1989): 312, 316; Denys Lombard, Le Sultanat D'Atjeh
au Temps d'Iskandar Muda (Paris, 1967), 63-5 and n.
He went on to praise Renchong Atjeh
(Acehnese Dagger), a film focusing on Acehnese seafarers in the Melaka Straits, who were often wrongly portrayed as pirates or robbers.