Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia's culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Published since April 1966, the journal provides area scholars and interested readers with contemporary analyses of Indonesia and an extensive archive of research pertaining to the nation and region. The journal is published by Cornell University's Southeast Asia Program.

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Volume 101

Publication Date: April 2016

Front Cover, Indonesia, Volume 101 (April 2016)

Editors' Note, Indonesia, Volume 101 (April 2016)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, Volume 101 (April 2016)

In Memoriam -- Benedict R. O'G. Anderson

Looking Back: An Inverted Telescope and an Oblique Gaze

Joshua Barker; 1-6

Belonging: Ben Anderson and Siam

Tamara Loos; 7-14

Ben Anderson and the Imagining of Indonesia

Ruth McVey; 15-20

Contingency and Comparison: Recalling Ben Anderson

Vincente L. Rafael; 21-28

Once Again: Nationalism and Revolution

James T. Siegel; 29-38


Nicolaus Englehard and Thomas Stamford Raffles: Brethern in Javanese Antiquities

Roy Jordaan; 39-66

Reorienting Sufism: Hamka and Islamic Mysticism in the Malay World

Khairudin Aljunied; 67-84

Commanders and Subalterns: Foreign Capial, the Sugar Industry, and Farmers and Workers in Rural Java, 1931-59

G. Roger Knight and Colin Brown; 85-102

Seeing AIDS in Aceh: Sexual Moralities and the Politics of (In)visibility in Post-Reconstruction Times

Annemarie Samuels; 103-120


Review of The Crescent Arises of the Banyan Tree: A Study of the Muhammadiya Movement in a Central Javanese Town, c. 1910s-2010

Daniel Andrew Birchok; 121-126

Review of Indonesia's Changing Political Economy: Governing the Roads

Howard Dick; 127-130

Review of Promises and Predicaments: Trade and Entrepreneurship in Colonial and Independent Indonesia in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Howard M. Federspiel; 131-134

Review of From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner; 135-138

Review of Islam and Politics in Indonesia: The Masyumi Party between Democracy and Integralism

Jeremy Menchik; 139-144

Review of Beauty Is a Wound: A Novel

Rudolf Mrázek; 145-150

Review of Three Centuries of Conflict in East Timor

David Webster; 151-155