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 46

Publication Date: October 1988

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 46, (October 1988)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 46, (October 1988)

The "Development" of Development

Ariel Heryanto; 1-24

The Political Economy of Marine Fisheries Development in Indonesia

Conner Bailey; 25-38

Historical Perspectives on Sawah Cultivation and the Political and Economic Context for Irrigation in West Sumatra

John S. Ambler; 39-77

The Formation of A Peasant Society: Javanese Transmigrants in East Kalimantan

Wolfgang Clauss, Hans-Deiter Evers and Solvay Gerke; 79-90

Sharp Rays: Javanese Responses to a Solar Eclipse

Ward Keeler; 91-101

Beyond Serandib: A Note on Lambri at the Northern Tip of Aceh

E. Edwards McKinnon; 103-121

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Satyawati Suleiman, 1920 -- 1988

O. W. Wolters; 123-125

In Memoriam: Paramita Rahayu Abdurachman, 1920 -- 1988

Ruth T. McVey; 127-129

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 46, (October 1988)