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 59

Publication Date: April 1995

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 59, (April 1995)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 59, (April 1995)

Art and Entertainment in the New Order's Jails

Hersri; 1-20

Students and the Military: Regime Friction and Civilian Dissent in the Late Suharto Period

E. Aspinall; 21-44

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite: Selected Biographies

The Editors; 45-64

Port-Centered Transport Development in Colonial North Sumatra

Christopher Airriess; 65-92

In Place of an Interview

James T. Siegel; 93-96

Review Articles

Alternative Realities: A Review Article

Ruth T. McVey; 97-100

Human Rights and East Timor: A Review Article

R. William Liddle; 101-106

Minangkabau and its Colonial Conditioning: A Review Article

Audrey R. Kahin; 107-110


Review of In the Shadow of Change

Doris Jedamski; 111-112

Review of Society and Exchange in Nias

David Hicks; 113-114

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 59, (April 1995)