Historical Dictionary Of Indonesia by Robert CribbHistorical Dictionary Of Indonesia by Robert Cribb

Historical Dictionary Of Indonesia

byRobert Cribb, Audrey Kahin

Hardcover | May 27, 2004

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Indonesia is Asia's third largest country in both population and area, a sprawling tropical archipelago of some 180 million people from hundreds of ethnic groups with a complex and turbulent history. One of Asia's newly industrializing countries, it is already a major economic powerhouse. In over 800 clear and succinct entries, the dictionary covers people, places, and organizations, as well as economics, culture, and political thought from Indonesia's ancient history up until the recent past. Includes a comprehensive bibliography, maps, chronology, list of abbreviations, and appendix of election results and major office-holders. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to cover the events that have occurred in Indonesia's history in the past fifteen years.
Robert Cribb is Senior Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra and has previously worked in Australia, The Netherlands and Denmark. His research interests focus on Indonesia and include political violence, national identity, and historical geography. He is the author of several books on Indonesia. Audrey Kahin was mana...
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of IndonesiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:664 pages, 9.01 × 5.85 × 2.06 inPublished:May 27, 2004Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810849356

ISBN - 13:9780810849358

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Reader's Note Chapter 5 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 6 Maps Chapter 7 Chronology Chapter 8 Introduction Chapter 9 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 10 Appendix A. Governors-General of the Netherlands Indies Chapter 11 Appendix B. Netherlands Ministers of the Colonies Chapter 12 Appendix C. Rulers of the Early States Chapter 13 Appendix D. Cabinets of the Republic of New Zealand Chapter 14 Appendix E. Republic of Indonesia Officeholders Chapter 15 Appendix F. Parliamentary Strengths and Electoral Performance of the Parties, 1945-1999 Chapter 16 Bibliography Chapter 17 About the Authors

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The Historical Dictionary of Indonesia, penned by two of the field's most important interpreters of Indonesian culture and society, is a welcome addition to reference works on this huge country....the book is a veritable treasure-trove for studying Indonesian history, politics, and society as a whole.