The Last Days of President Suharto

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Edward Aspinall, Geert Arend van Klinken, Herbert Feith
Monash Asia Institute, 1999 - History - 171 pages
When President Suharto resigned on 21 May 1998, amidst widespread protest and a shocking economic collapse, it caught almost everyone by surprise. His resignation brought to a close three decades on which he had imprinted his reserved, strangely remote personality.
Some of the world's most experienced journalists and academic experts on Indonesia wrote about the spectacular last days of the leader of this the fourth largest nation on earth as they happened. This book brings together 47 of their more analytical articles, which mostly appeared in English-language media at the time.

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Edward Aspinall is a Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University. He is the co-editor of The Last Days of President Suharto (1999).

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