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 77

Publication Date: April 2004

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 77, (April 2004)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 77, (April 2004)

An Indonesian Community in Cairo: Continuity and Change in a Cosmopolitan Islamic Milieu

Michael Laffan; 1-26

"Bali Aga" and Islam: Ethnicity, Ritual Practice, and "Old-Balinese" as an Anthropological Construct

Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin; 27-55

The "Crisis of the Sinden": Gender, Politics, and Memory in the Performing Arts of West Java, 1959--1964

Andrew N. Weintraub; 57-78

Escape from the Green and Gloss of Java: Hella S. Haasse and Indies Literature

Henk M. J. Maier; 79-107

Spell of the Rebel, Monumental Apprehensions: Japanese Discourses On Pieter Erberveld

Mayumi Yamamoto; 109-143


Review Essay: Where on Earth is Eastern Indonesia?

Webb Keane; 145-155

Review Essay: Whose Path to Modernity? Nationalism and the Christian Minority Elite

Joshua Barker; 157-165

Review of Modern Trends in Islamic Theological Discourse in Twentieth Century Indonesia: A Critical Survey

John R. Bowen; 167-169

Review of Islamic Nationhood and Colonial Indonesia

James T. Siegel; 171-172

Review of Extremes in the Archipelago: Trade and Economic Development in the Outer Islands of Indonesia, 1900--1942

Peter Keppy; 173-175

Review of Forests of Fortune? The Environmental History of Southeast Borneo, 1600--1880

Lesley Potter; 177-179

Letter to the Editors

Damien Kingsbury; 181-183

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 77, (April 2004)