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 49

Publication Date: April 1990

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 49, (April 1990)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 49, (April 1990)

Margaret Mead's Balinese: The Fitting Symbols of the American Dream

Tessel Pollmann; 1-35

"Cultural Tourism" in Bali: Cultural Performances as Tourist Attraction

Michel Picard; 37-74

The Enlightened Prince Sutasoma: Transformations of a Buddhist Story

Angela Hobart; 75-102

The New Tradition of Putu Wijaya

Ellen Rafferty; 103-116

"A Twist of Fate" ("Belitan Nasib")

Achidata Karta Mihardja; 117-126

Review: Indonesia's Diversity Revisited

John D. Legge; 127-131

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Soedjatmoko, 1922 -- 1989

George McT. Kahin and Milton L. Barnett; 133-140

Note on Soedjatmoko's Recollections of a Historical Moment: Sjahrir's Reaction to Ho Chi Minh's 1945 Call for a Free Peoples Federation

Hanna Papanek; 141-144

In Memoriam: T. B. Simatupang, 1920 -- 1990

Frank L. Cooley; 145-152

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 49, (April 1990)