A History of Modern Indonesia since c. 1200

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-09-22
  • Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
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This fourth edition of M. C. Ricklefs' classic work on the history of Indonesia reflects the fruits of the latest research and brings the story up to the present day. In a single volume, readers gain an insight into the complexities of the world's largest archipelago - a land of vibrant cultures and dynamic history, but also one of violence, oppressive governments and immense challenges.

Author Biography

M.C. Ricklefs is Professor of Asian Studies and Director of the Melbourne Institute of Asian Languages and Society at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
List of Mapsp. xi
Prefacep. xii
A Note on Orthographyp. xv
Abbreviations and Acronymsp. xvii
The Emergence of the Modern Erap. 1
The Coming of Islamp. 3
General Aspects of Pre-colonial States and Major Empires, c.1300-1500p. 17
The Arrival of the Europeans in Indonesia, c.1509-1620p. 24
The Rise of New States, c.1500-1650p. 34
Literary, Religious and Cultural Legaciesp. 55
Struggles for Hegemony, c.1630-1800p. 67
Eastern Indonesia, c.1630-1800p. 69
Western Indonesia, c.1640-1800p. 80
Java, c.1640-82p. 86
Java, Madura and the VOC, c.1680-1745p. 99
Java and the VOC, c.1745-92p. 118
The Creation of a Colonial State, c.1800-1910p. 131
Java, 1792-1830p. 133
Java, 1830-1900p. 144
The Outer Islands, c.1800-1910p. 161
The Emergence of the Idea of Indonesia, c.1900-42p. 181
A New Colonial Agep. 183
The First Steps towards National Revival, c.1900-27p. 196
Repression and Economic Crisis, 1927-42p. 216
The Destruction of the Colonial State, 1942-50p. 233
The Second World War and the Japanese Occupation, 1942-5p. 235
The Revolution, 1945-50p. 248
Independent Indonesiap. 271
The First Democratic Experiment, 1950-7p. 273
Guided Democracy, 1957-65p. 294
Creating the New Order, 1965-75p. 322
The New Order at its Peak, 1976-88p. 344
The Challenge, Crisis and Collapse of the New Order, 1989-98p. 363
Reforming Indonesia, 1998-2004p. 382
Indonesia since 2004p. 404
Notes and Referencesp. 414
Bibliographyp. 433
Mapsp. 463
Indexp. 473
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