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 65

Publication Date: April 1998

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 65, (April 1998)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 65, (April 1998)

Bob Hasan, the Rise of Apkindo, and the Shifting Dynamics of Control in Indonesia's Timber Sector

Christopher M. Barr; 1-36

From Oil to Timber: The Political Economy of Off-Budget Development Financing in Indonesia

William Ascher; 37-62

A Brief History and Analysis of Indonesia's Forest Fire Crisis

Paul K. Gellert; 63-85

The Timber Trade in Pre-Modern Siak

Timothy P. Barnard; 87-96

Sons versus Nephews: A Highland Jambi Alliance at War with the British East India Company, ca 1800

Heinzpeter Znoj; 97-121

Home, Fatherhood, Succession: Three Generations of Amrullahs in Twentieth-Century Indonesia

Jeffrey Hadler; 123-154

The 7th Development Cabinet: Loyal to a Fault?

Michael Malley; 155-178

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite: October 1, 1995 to December 31 1997

The Editors; 179-194

Review Essay

Beyond Scholarly Disciplines and Gender-Essentialism: A Review Essay

Kathrin Oester; 195-202


Review of Indonesia's Industrial Transformation

Siddharth Chandra; 203-204

Review of Power in Motion: Capital Mobility and the Indonesian State

Michael Malley; 205-210

Review of Troubled Pleasures: Dutch Colonial Literature from the East Indies, 1600-1950

Liesbeth Dolk; 211-217

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 65, (April 1998)