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Journalism and Politics in Indonesia [NOOK Book]

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This book weaves a history of the Indonesian press, and of Indonesia's post-independence history, through the life story of Mochtar Lubis: one of Indonesia's best-known newspaper editors, authors and cultural figures with a national, regional and international prominence he retained from the early 1950s until his death in 2004.

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Journalism and Politics in Indonesia

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Overview

This book weaves a history of the Indonesian press, and of Indonesia's post-independence history, through the life story of Mochtar Lubis: one of Indonesia's best-known newspaper editors, authors and cultural figures with a national, regional and international prominence he retained from the early 1950s until his death in 2004.

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David T. Hill is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies and Fellow of the Asia Research Centre on Social, Political and Economic Change at Murdoch University, Western Australia. His publications include The Press in New Order Indonesia, and (co-authored with Krishna Sen) The Internet in Indonesia’s New Democracy (published by Routledge) and Media, Culture and Politics in Indonesia.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Early Life 1. Introduction 2. Bureaucrat’s Son to Nationalist Intellectual Part II: The Sukarno Period 3. The ‘Press of Political Struggle’: The first Indonesia Raya 4. ‘Speaking to the World’: Author and Cultural Figure Part III: The Suharto Period 5. The ‘Golden Boy of the New Order’: Indonesia Raya Re-Established 6. Cultural Broker under the New Order Part IV: Denouement 7. The Editor after Indonesia Raya 8. Conclusion: A Life Recalled Postscript: The Objectification of Mochtar Lubis

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