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 58

Publication Date: October 1994

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 58, (October 1994)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 58, (October 1994)

Southeast Asia as a Southeast Asian Field of Study

O. W. Wolters; 1-18

Orientalism and the Rhetoric of the Family: Javanese Servants in European Household Manuals and Children's Fiction

Elsbeth Locher-Scholten; 19-40

Effects of the Indonesian National Revolution and Transfer of Power on the Scientific Establishment

Adam Messer; 41-68

Manipulating Ethnic Tradition: The Funeral Ceremony, Tourism, and Television among the Toraja of Sulawesi

Shinji Yamashita; 69-82

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite, September 1, 1993 -- August 31 1994

The Editors; 83-102

Writing the History of Southeast Sumatra: A Review Article

Heather Sutherland; 103-108

Review of The World of Maluku: Eastern Indonesia in the Early Modern Period

Chris F. van Fraassen; 109-111

"Response" to van Fraassen's Review of The World of Maluku

Leonard Andaya; 112-114

In Memoriam: Jo Kurnianingrat Sastroamijoyo, September 14, 1919 -- October 18, 1993

Ailsa Thomson Zainu'ddin; 115-119

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 58, (October 1994)