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Indonesia

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Indonesia examines precolonial periods of the country's development, as well as its independence movement. It discusses the economic collapse of the 1990s and how the resultant civil chaos impacted Indonesia's present political and social problems and its neighbors.

This book also looks at the secessionist movements in West Papua and Aceh and the religious conflict in eastern Indonesia. In addition to current events, the coverage focuses on ...

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Overview

Indonesia examines precolonial periods of the country's development, as well as its independence movement. It discusses the economic collapse of the 1990s and how the resultant civil chaos impacted Indonesia's present political and social problems and its neighbors.

This book also looks at the secessionist movements in West Papua and Aceh and the religious conflict in eastern Indonesia. In addition to current events, the coverage focuses on important individuals, from Javanese nobles to President Sukarno, whom some

considered to be a Japanese collaborator during World War II. This is the book to have for an intriguing and enlightening glance at Indonesia.

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"Recommended. Public libraries and high school and lower-division undergraduate collections."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576079133
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/2/2003
  • Series: Global Studies - Asia Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 270
  • Age range: 12 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Acronyms
Maps
Pt. 1 Narrative Section 1
1 Indonesia's Geography and History 3
2 Indonesia's Economy 55
3 Indonesian Institutions 93
4 Indonesian Society and Contemporary Issues 129
Pt. 2 Reference Materials 169
Key Events in Indonesian History 171
Significant People, Places, and Events 177
Indonesian Language, Food, and Etiquette 195
Indonesia-Related Organisations 207
Annotated Bibliography of Recommended Readings on Indonesia 221
Index 229
About the Author 251
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