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 12

Publication Date: October 1971

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 12, (October 1971)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 12, (October 1971)

Pamurtian in Balinese Art

C. Hooykaas; 1-20

The Birth of the Republic of Sumatra

Anthony Reid; 21-46

Economic and Religious Attitudes of Entrepreneurs in a Village Industry: Notes on the Community of Batur

Kuntowidjojo; 47-55

Space, Time, and the Concept of Person in Karavar

Shelly Errington; 57-64

Batak Dances: Notes

Claire Holt; 65-84

The Wajang as a Philosophical Theme

P. J. Zoetmulder; 85-96

The Indonesian Elite's View of the World and the Foreign Policy of Development

Franklin B. Weinstein; 97-131

Some Observations on Dance in Kalimantan

Judith M. Hudson; 133-150

Traces of an Old-Sundanese Ramayana Tradition

J. Noorduyn; 151-158

Notes on the Lontara' as Historical Sources

Andi Zainal Abidin; 159-172

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 12, (October 1971)