An Atlas of Indonesian History

An Atlas of Indonesian History

By: Robert Cribb (author)Hardback

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This pioneering volume traces the history of the region which became Indonesia, from early times to the present day, in over three hundred specially drawn full-colour maps with detailed accompanying text. In doing so, the Atlas brings fresh life to the fascinating and tangled history of this immense archipelago. Beginning with the geographical and ecological forces which have shaped the physical form of the archipelago, the Historical Atlas of Indonesia goes on to chart early human migration and the changing distribution of ethnic groups. It traces the kaleidoscopic pattern of states in early Indonesia and their gradual incorporation into the Netherlands Indies and eventually into the Republic of Indonesia.

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Robert Cribb formerly research professor and later director of the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen, is Reader in History at the University of Queensland Among his previous works is the Historical Dictionary of Indonesia


Introduction Terminology and Spelling Basic Geographic Information 1. Landscape and Environment Moving Continents and Fiery Mountains Earth, Wind and Water Ecological Change 2. Peoples The Origin of Ethnic Diversity Language Literacy World Religions Migration and Ethnicity Cities and Urbanization Population 3. States and Politics until 1800 The Earliest States Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula Java Bali and Nusatenggara Borneo (Kalimantan) Sulawesi and Maluka (The Moluccas) Europeans in the Archipelago 4. The Netherlands Indies, 1800-1942 Conquest and Annexation Administration Government, Society and the Rise of a National Consciousness 5. War, Revolution and Political Transformation, 1942 to the Present Occupation and Revolution Tension and Conflict in the Republic, 1950-1966 The New Order Foreign Relations The End of the New Order East Timor

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/11/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780700709854
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 266
  • ID: 9780700709854
  • weight: 1332
  • ISBN10: 0700709851

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