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 74

Publication Date: October 2002

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 74, (October 2002)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 74, (October 2002)

Bung Karno and the Fossilization of Soekarno's Thought

Benedict R. O' G. Anderson; 1-20

Fire without Smoke and Other Phantoms of Ambon's Violence: Media Effects, Agency, and the Work of Imagination

Patricia Spyer; 21-36

A Discourse on Separatists

Dave McRae; 37-58

The Indonesian Who Joined Falintil: Muhammad Nasir

Nug Katjasungkana; 59-64

Tracing Troubled Times: Objects of Value and Narratives of Loss from Sumba and Timor Islands

Jill Forshee; 65-78

Exploring Class, Nation, and Xenocentrism in Indonesian Cassette Retail Outlets

Jeremy Wallach; 79-102

The Role of Female Industrial Labor in the Late Colonial Netherlands Indies

Siddharth Chandra; 103-136

Coughing Heavily: Two Interviews with Professor Resink in his Home at Gondangdia Lama 48a, Jakarta, on July 17 and July 25, 1997

Rudolf Mrázek; 137-164


Review of Engineers of Happy Land: Technology and Nationalism in a Colony

Abidin Kusno and James T. Siegel; 165-166

Review of East Timor: Development Challenges for the World's Newest Nation

John G. Taylor; 171-174

Review of Between the Folds: Stories of Cloth, Life, and Travels from Sumba

Janet Hoskins; 175-178

Review of Batavia in Nineteenth Century Photographs

James T. Siegel; 179-183

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 74, (October 2002)