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 43

Publication Date: April 1987

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 43, (April 1987)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 43, (April 1987)

Chairil Anwar's Heritage: The Fear of Stultification -- Another Side of Modern Indonesian Literature

Hendrik M. J. Maier; 1-29

The Love Letters of Alexander Rajaguguk

Gerson Poyk; 31-42

Literary Approaches to Slavery and the Indies Enlightenment: Van Hogendorp's Kraspoekol

Ann Kumar; 43-65

Account of an Angklung Caruk, July 28, 1985

Paul Arthur Wolbers; 67-74

The Politics of Popular Art: Tayuban Dance and Culture Change in East Java

Robert W. Hefner; 75-94

A Note on the Recently Discovered Ganṇeśa Image from Palembang, Sumatra

Robert L. Brown; 95-100

Review of Indonesia's Secret War: The Guerrilla Struggle in Irian Java by Robin Osborne

John A. MacDougall; 101-104

Review: Local Opposition and Underground Resistance to the Japanese in Java 1942-1945, Anton Lucas, Ed.

Donald Hindley; 105-108

How Did the Generals Die

Ben Anderson; 109-134

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 43, (April 1987)