A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1200 (4th Revised edition)

A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1200 (4th Revised edition)

By: M. C. Ricklefs (author)Hardback

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In this edition, Merle Ricklefs poses the question of how diverse but related linguistic and ethnic communities came to form the unitary Republic of Indonesia, and sheds important light on the crises and challenges facing this vast nation.

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M. C. RICKLEFS is a recognised leading authority on the history and current affairs of Indonesia. He is currently Professor of History at the National University of Singapore, Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University, and Honorary Professor at Monash University, Australia.


List of Illustrations List of Maps Preface A Note on Orthography Abbreviations and Acronyms PART I: THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN ERA The Coming of Islam General Aspects of Pre-Colonial States and Major Empires, c. 1300-1500 The Arrival of the Europeans in Indonesia, c.1509-1620 The Rise of New States, c.1500-1650 Literary, Religions and Cultural Legacies PART II: STRUGGLES FOR HEGEMONY, c. 1630-1800 Eastern Indonesia, c.1630-1800 Western Indonesia, c.1640-1800 Java, c. 1640-82 Java, Madura and the VOC, c.1680-1745 Java and the VOC, c.1745-92 PART III: THE CREATION OF A COLONIAL STATE, c.1800-1910 Java, 1792-1830 Java, 1830-1900 The Outer Islands, c. 1800-1910 PART IV: THE EMERGENCE OF THE IDEA OF INDONESIA, c.1900-42 A New Colonial Age The First Steps Towards National Revival, c.1900-27 Repression and Economic Crisis, 1927-42 PART V: THE DESTRUCTION OF THE COLONIAL STATE, 1942-50 The Second World War and the Japanese Occupation, 1942-5 The Revolution, 1945-50 PART VI: INDEPENDENT INDONESIA The First Democratic Experiment, 1950-7 Guided Democracy, 1957-65 Creating the New Order, 1965-75 The New Order at its Peak, 1976-88 The Challenge, Crisis and Collapse of the New Order, 1989-98 Creating a New Democratic Order, 1998-2001 Reforming Indonesia, 1998-2004 Indonesia since 2004 Notes and References Bibliography Maps Index

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  • publication date: 11/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780230546851
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780230546851
  • weight: 908
  • ISBN10: 0230546854
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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