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A history of modern Indonesia

Author: Adrian Vickers
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author takes the reader on a journey across the social and political landscape of modern Indonesia, from the country's origins under the Dutch in the early twentieth century, through anti-colonial revolution and independence in 1949. Thereafter the spotlight is on the 1950s, a crucial period in the formation of Indonesia as a new nation, which was followed the Sukarno years, and the anti-communist massacres of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Vickers
ISBN: 0521834937 9780521834933 0521542626 9780521542623
OCLC Number: 60794234
Description: xiv, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Our colonial soil --
Cultures of the countryside --
'To assail the colonial machine' --
The revolution --
Living in the atomic age --
From old to new orders --
Terror and development in happy land --
Age of globalisation, age of crisis.
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Adrian Vickers takes the reader on a journey across the social and political landscape of modern Indonesia, a relatively unfamiliar and understudied country. He starts with Indonesia's origins under  Read more...

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'Vickers's Modern Indonesia is no one-thing-after-the-other textbook. Innovatively framed around the writings of Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and invoking the arresting insights of Indonesian novelists and Read more...

 
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