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 55

Publication Date: April 1993

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 55, (April 1993)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 55, (April 1993)

The Gendered Rhetoric of Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism in Twentieth-Century Indonesia

Frances Gouda; 1-22

Unpacking a National Heroine: Two Kartinis and Their People

Danilyn Rutherford; 23-40

Noto Soeroto: His Ideas and the Late Colonial Intellectual Climate

Madelon Djajadiningrat-Nieuwenhuis; 41-72

Discord and Solidarity among the Arabs in the Netherlands East Indies, 1900 -- 1942

Huub de Jonge; 73-90

Nationalism and Regionalism in Colonial Indonesia: The Case of Minahasa

David Henley; 91-112

"Mission Impossible": The Intermediary Role of the Dutch Politician and Journalist Frans Goedhart in the Dutch-Indonesian Conflict, 1945-1947

Madelon de Keizer; 113-139

The Loveday Exchange, Australia, 1942: The Japanese Naval Spies Return to Java

Greg Poulgrain; 140-150

Review of Marsroutes en Dwaalsporen

J. A. de Moor; 151-152

The Factory

Nh. Dini; 153-162

Review of Rich Forests, Poor People

William D. Sunderlin; 163-164

Review of The Political Economy of Mountain Java

Nancy Lee Peluso; 165-166

The Sixth Development Cabinet Announced March 17, 1993

The Editors; 167-176

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite: January 1, 1992 -- April 3 1993

The Editors; 177-198

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 55, (April 1993)