Published December 5, 2005
by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||306|
Adrian Vickers takes the reader on a journey across the social and political landscape of modern Indonesia, starting with the country's origins under the Dutch in the early twentieth-century, and the subsequent anti-colonial revolution which led to independence in Although Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world, its history is still relatively unknown.4/5. Although Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world, its history is still relatively unfamiliar and understudied. Guided by the life and writings of the country's most famous author, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Adrian Vickers takes the reader on a journey across the social and political landscape of twentieth-century Indonesia in this innovative and timely s: 1. Adrian Vickers's book, first published in , traces the history of an island country, comprising some million people, from the colonial period through revolution and independence to . Recognized as the most authoritative general account of Indonesia, this revised and expanded fourth edition has been updated in light of new scholarship. New chapters at the end of the book bring the story up to the present day, including discussion of recent events such as the Bali terrorist bombings and the tsunami.
This standard work on the history of Indonesia has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the findings of recent research, and four new chapters have been added to bring the story up to date. This 4/5(1). A History of Modern Indonesia Since C - M.C. Ricklefs - Google Books Recognised as the most authoritative general account of Indonesia, this revised and expanded fourth edition has been. Indonesia’s rich history is brilliantly explored in this book, delving deep from its prehistory to the post new order Indonesia. Easy to read for non-academics and a wonderful introduction for anyone to Indonesia/5(56). A History of Asia is the only text to cover the area known as "monsoon Asia" - India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia--from the earliest times to the present. Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book uses an engaging, lively tone to chronicle the complex political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this by: