Anti-Chinese Violence in Indonesia, 1996-1999
Although people of Chinese descent constitute less than 3% of the population in Indonesia, Chinese Indonesians dominate private business and play a vital role in the countrys economy. In this first book length study of anti-Chinese hostility in contemporary Indonesia, Jemma Purdey undertakes a close analysis of the main incidents of violence during the transitional period between 19961999, which led to an unprecedented process of national reflection.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Katong - LibraryThing
Heather Sutherland's overview essay on geography and history is well-worth reading. Other essays less thrilling or perhaps just on different registers - this is an edited volume after all, with all the unevenness that implies. Read full review