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 44

Publication Date: October 1987

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 44, (October 1987)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 44, (October 1987)

Reading the Unread in Traditional Javanese Literature

Nancy K. Florida; 1-15

Musical Politics in Central Java (or How Not to Listen to a Javanese Gamelan)

John Pemberton; 17-29

Hinduism and Islam in Indonesia: Bali and the Pasisir World

Adrian Vickers; 31-58

Propaganda Media on Java under the Japanese 1942 -- 1945

Aiko Kurasawa; 59-116

Mass Media Exposure of Indonesian Graduate Officials

Leslie Palmier; 117-128

Reading Pramoedya Ananta Toer's Sang Pemula [The Pioneer]

Takashi Shiraishi; 129-140

In Memoriam: Soemarsaid Moertono, 1922 -- 1987

Arlene Lev and Daniel Lev; 141-142

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 44, (October 1987)