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 60

Publication Date: October 1995

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 60, (October 1995)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 60, (October 1995)

Some Recollections and Reflections on the Indonesian Revolution

George McT. Kahin; 1-16

Gapit Theatre: New Javanese Plays on Tradition

G. G. Weix; 17-35

Mount Tambora in 1815: A Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia and its Aftermath

Bernice de Jong Boers; 37-59

The Rustle of Ghosts: Bung Karno in the New Order

Karen Brooks; 61-100

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite: September 1, 1993 -- September 30, 1995

The Editors; 101-146

Rehearsals for Employment: Indonesian School Kids on Strike in the 1990s

Douglas Kammen; 147-154

Comment Profiter de la Bêtise? or Modernizing the Dictionaries of Indonesian Languages

James T. Siegel; 155-162

Kenji Tsuchiya

James T. Siegel; 163-164


Review of Sidelines: Writings from Tempo, Indonesia's Banned Magazine

Arndt Graf; 165-168

Review of In Love with a Nation: Molly Bondan and Indonesia

Tom Atkinson; 169-170

Review of Banten avant l'Islam: Étude archéologiqu [sic] de Banten Girang (Java-Indonésie) 932? - 1526

James T. Siegel; 171-173

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 60, (October 1995)