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 68

Publication Date: October 1999

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 68, (October 1999)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 68, (October 1999)

The Traditional Javanese Performing Arts in the Twilight of the New Order: Two Letters from Solo

Marc Perlman; 1-37

Javanese Wayang Kulit in the Times of Comedy: Clown Scenes, Innovation, and the Performance's Being in the Present World. Part I.

Jan Mrázek; 38-128

Pancasila in the Minor Key: TVRI's Si Unyil Models the Child

Philip Kitley; 129-152

Seno Gumira Ajidarma and Fictional Resistance to an Authoritarian State in 1990s Indonesia

Michael H. Bodden; 153-156


Seno Gumira Ajidarma; 157-163

Fiction, Journalism, and History: A Process of Self-Correction

Seno Gumira Ajidarma; 164-171


Marselli Sumarno; 172-177

Review Essay

The Materiality and Locality of Everyday Lives: A Review of Biographical Objects: How Things Tell the Story of People's Lives

Webb Keane; 178-186


Review of Indonesia: Law and Society

Mark Cammack; 187-192

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 68, (October 1999)