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 78

Publication Date: October 2004

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 78, (October 2004)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 78, (October 2004)

The World of Sergeant-Major Bungkus: Introduction

Benedict R. O'G. Anderson; 1-6

The World of Sergeant-Major Bungkus: Two Interviews with Benedict Anderson and Arief Djati

Benedict R. O'G. Anderson and Arief Djati; 7-60

Indonesia's Accountability Trap: Party Cartels and Presidential Power after Democratic Transition

Dan Slater; 61-92

Islam and the Habits of Democracy: Islamic Organizations in Post-New Order South Sumatra

Elizabeth Fuller Collins; 93-120

The Indonesian Free Book Press

Michael Nieto García; 121-146

From Economic Actor to Moral Agent: Knowledge, Fate and Hierarchy among the Bugis of Sulawesi

Greg Acciaioli; 147-180


Review Essay: Viewing Areas

Danilyn Rutherford; 181-187

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 78, (October 2004)