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 9

Publication Date: April 1970

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 9, (April 1970)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 9, (April 1970)

Some Notes on the Kaba Tjindua Mato: An Example of Minangkabau Traditional Literature

Taufik Abdullah; 1-22

Alirans and the Fall of the Old Order

Donald Hindley; 23-66

Pseudo-Transitive Verbs in Indonesian

Alan M. Stevens; 67-72

Indonesian and Malay Students in Cairo in the 1920's

William R. Roff; 73-87

War and Humanity: Notes on Personal Experience

Usamah; 89-99

Cueing the Gamelan in Javanese Wayang Performance

E. L. Heins; 101-127

Sumatra through Portuguese Eyes: Excerpts from João de Barros' Decadas da Asia

Mark Dion; 129-162

Indonesia Revisited

Claire Holt; 163-188

Party Formation in Sarawak

Michael Leigh; 189-224

In Memoriam: Soe Hok-Gie

Benedict Anderson; 225-227

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 9, (April 1970)