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A History of Modern Indonesia

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Asian studies,
  • Islamic studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Indonesia,
  • Politics and government,
  • History / Southeast Asia,
  • 20th century,
  • 5.580

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7745586M
ISBN 100521542626
ISBN 109780521542623

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  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:

Introduction This book is a comprehensive introductory text on the history of Indonesia since the arrival of Islam ca to the present day. An essential narrative of political history is provided together with details of social, cultural and economic affairs.   The author describes an official history stretching from the proto-Indonesia of Majapahit, through the Indonesian Revolution up to the birth of the New Order in This past emphasized political stability and national unity under the guidance of Cited by: 5. A History of Modern Indonesia - by Adrian Vickers March We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. The history of Indonesia has been shaped by its geographic position, its natural resources, a series of human migrations and contacts, wars and conquests, as well as by trade, economics and sia is an archipelagic country of 17, to 18, islands (8, named and permanently inhabited) stretching along the equator in South East Asia.