Indonesia: A Global Studies Handbook

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - History - 251 pages
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Indonesia examines precolonial periods of the country's development, as well as its independence movement. It discusses the economic collapse of the 1990s and how the resultant civil chaos impacted Indonesia's present political and social problems and its neighbors.

This book also looks at the secessionist movements in West Papua and Aceh and the religious conflict in eastern Indonesia. In addition to current events, the coverage focuses on important individuals, from Javanese nobles to President Sukarno, whom some

considered to be a Japanese collaborator during World War II. This is the book to have for an intriguing and enlightening glance at Indonesia.

 

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Contents

Series Editors Foreword
Preface
Acronyms
Part One Narrative Section
Part Two Reference Materials
Index
About the Author
Copyright

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Florence Lamoureux is associate director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

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