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 8

Publication Date: October 1969

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 8, (October 1969)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 8, (October 1969)

Class, Social Cleavage and Indonesian Communism

Rex Mortimer; 1-20

Disputing and Dispute Settlement among the Minangkabau of Indonesia

Nancy Tanner; 21-67

Race and Color in Colonial Society: Biographical Sketches by a Eurasian Woman Concerning Pre-World War II Indonesia

Paul W. van der Veur; 69-80

Raden Ngabehi Jasadipura I, Court Poet of Surakarta: His Life and Works

Soebardi; 81-102

The BIMAS Program for Self-Sufficiency in Rice Production

Alexis Rieffel; 103-133

Souvenirs of Sjahrir

Sol Tas; 135-154

The Peopling of Ulu Langat

David Radcliffe; 155-182

Sumitro's Role in Foreign Trade Policy

Robert Rice; 183-212

In Memoriam: Trisno Sumardjo (December 6, 1916 - April 21, 1969)

Claire Holt; 213-216

In Memoriam: W. J. S. Purwadarminta (1904-1968)

John M. Echols; 217

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 8, (October 1969)