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 36

Publication Date: October 1983

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 36, (October 1983)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 36, (October 1983)

Images and Odors in Javanese Practices Surrounding Death

James T. Siegel; 1-14

Adam and Eve on the Island of Roti

James J. Fox; 15-24

Perburuan 1950 and Keluarga Gerilya 1950

Pramoedya Ananta Toer; 25-48

A Few and Miscellaneous pi-chi Jottings on Early Indonesia

O. W. Wolters; 49-65

Eyeglasses: Some Remarks on Acehnese School Books

Saya Shiraishi; 67-86

Seskoad -- Training the Elite

Charles D. McFetridge; 87-98

Current Data on the Indonesian Military Elite

The Editors; 99-134

Brokers and Middlemen in Indonesian History: A Review

Audrey R. Kahin; 135-142

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 36, (October 1983)