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 56

Publication Date: October 1993

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 56, (October 1993)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 56, (October 1993)

Islam, State, and Civil Society: ICMI and the Struggle for the Indonesian Middle Class

Robert W. Hefner; 1-36

From Heteroglossia to Polyglossia: The Creation of Malay and Dutch in the Indies

Hendrik M. J. Maier; 37-66

A Short Review of Doctoral Theses on the Netherlands-Indies Accepted at the Faculty of Law of Leiden University in the Period 1850 -- 1940

S. Pompe; 67-98

Sitor Situmorang: Poet of Lake Toba

Sitor Situmorang; 99-118

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite: January 1, 1992 -- August 31 1993

The Editors; 119-152

Review Article: Two "Images of Asia" A Comparison

Jonathan Perry; 153-157

In Memoriam: Mohammad Natsir (1907 -- 1993)

George McT. Kahin; 158-165

In Memoriam: Buddy Prasadja (1944 -- 1991)

Anton Lucas; 167-170

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 56, (October 1993)