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Historical dictionary of Indonesia

Author: R B Cribb; Audrey Kahin
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Indonesia is Asia's third largest country in both population and area, a sprawling tropical archipelago of 180 million people, representing hundreds of ethnic groups, with a complex, turbulent history. One of Asia's newly industrializing countries, it is already a major economic powerhouse. In more than 800 clear and succinct entries, Historical Dictionary of Indonesia covers people, places, and organizations, as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Encyclopedias (form)
History (form)
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R B Cribb; Audrey Kahin
ISBN: 0810849356 9780810849358
OCLC Number: 53793487
Description: lxxix, 583 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Contents --
Editor's Foreword v --
Preface vii --
Acknowledgements ix --
Reader's Note xi --
Acronyms and Abbreviations xv --
Maps: 1-12 xxxi --
Chronology xliii --
Introduction 1 --
The Dictionary 23 --
Bibliography 669 --
Introduction 669 --
Abbreviations 673 --
Contents 674 --
Bibliography 677 --
Appendixes 800 --
1. Governors-General of the Netherlands Indies 800 --
2. Netherlands Ministers of the Colonies 803 --
3. Rulers of Early States 807 --
4. Cabinets of the Republic of Indonesia 809 --
5. Republic of Indonesia Office Holders 811 --
6. Parliamentary Strengths & Electoral Performance of the Parties 1945-1999 817 --
About the Authors 826.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 51.
Responsibility: Robert Cribb, Audrey Kahin.
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