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PEUCUT KHERKOFF, ACEH-DUTCH WAR MONUMENT

The “Peucut” cemetery, the name of a place where Dutch soldiers were buried in Banda Aceh, became one of the most useful research materials in studying the state of Aceh during the Dutch colonial period through the records written on the tombs. Continue reading

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EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR ACEH

Aceh is a blind alley in Indonesia, the position of the West end puts Aceh if it wants to sell something to Jakarta to get the least profit, and when buy get the highest cost price. The solution is to open global access, empower the port of Sabang. Unfortunately, there has never been a serious attempt at it, either forgot or turned a blind eye. Continue reading

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TAX AND CIVILIZATION

Tax is the cost of civilization. We get out of a museum, walk while whistling safely, and know that there’s not much in the world for free, and it’s getting more and more expensive. Continue reading

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THE ORIGIN OF THE COFFEE CULTURE IN ACEH

THE ORIGIN OF THE COFFEE CULTURE IN ACEH. Coffee culture was not found in Aceh until near the end of the 19th Century. An orientalist who became a sociocultural researcher, Snouck Hurgronye wrote in The Achehnese Volume I, during his research of the Acehnese, “For most ordinary people in Aceh, white water is almost the only drink, from time to time (occasionally) it will drink sugar cane juice, squeezed from the trunk only with a very primitive tool.” Continue reading

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ACEH SEPANJANG ABAD

Buku “Aceh Sepanjang Abad”, merupakan buku sejarah terlengkap yang mengungkapkan peristiwa demi peristiwa sejarah Aceh dalam periode klasik hingga peristiwa-peristiwa sejarah Aceh kontemporer, Dengan perjalanan Aceh yang memiliki lika-liku sejarah yang sangat panjang dan unik. Continue reading

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HOW TO TELL HISTORY

HOW TO TELL HISTORY. A good historian knows that he is drawing. He tells something, a circumstance, an event, from a situation he might not see, he does not face. Because the material of history is actually like a canvas of memory. Continue reading

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HISTORICAL REPETITION

HISTORICAL REPETITION. Human life may be written in a different way but the cycle is always the same, so the conclusions are taken by the historians of ancient Persia. But are the conclusions taken by them true? Sometimes we feel had learned from the experiences of people in the past, learn from the mistakes made by people in the past but we subconsciously repeat the behavior of the people before us. Continue reading

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CIRCLE OF HATRED

Apparently, humans have a tendency to mimic what he hates, sometimes the imitating nature of it instead makes it “eviler” and “more vicious”. Every oppression as colonization is bad. Continue reading

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HOW TO INHERIT THE GREATNESS

How many great people in the history of the world? When we open the pages of history then pretty we find the characters with extraordinary glory but how much they leave the people who will continue their brilliance, unfortunately only a few of them are aware. Continue reading

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GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH

GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH. In the 19th century, Westerners continued their exploration of various parts of Asia to exploit the riches of the so-called colored peoples. In this endeavor, they face various reactions of the local community to which they come. Continue reading

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