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 79

Publication Date: April 2005

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 79, (April 2005)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 79, (April 2005)

Mass Media Fragmentation and Narratives of Violent Action in Sulawesi's Poso Conflict

Lorraine V. Aragon; 1-55

A Fallen Bat, a Rainbow, and the Missing Head: Media and Marginalization in Upland Borneo

Jay Crain and Vicki Pearson-Rounds; 57-68

The Ethnic Origins of Religious Conflict in North Maluku Province, Indonesia, 1999-2000

Chris Wilson; 69-91

A Nederlander Woman's Recollections of Colonial and Wartime Sumatra: From Sawahlunto to Bangkinang Internment Camp

Susan Rodgers; 93-129

The Sulalat al-Salatin as a Political Myth

Henri Chambert-Loir; 131-160

Calang: The Influence of Humanitarian Aid

Saiful Mahdi; 161-164

Peduli Aceh

James T. Siegel; 165-167


Review Essay: The Establishment of Revolutionary Violence

James T. Siegel; 169-173

Review of Multiple Centres of Authority: Society and Environment in Siak and Eastern Sumatra, 1674-1827

Audrey Kahin; 175-177

Review of Fluid Iron: State Formation in Southeast Asia

Eric Tagliacozzo; 179-181

Review of Perfection Makes Practice: Learning, Emotion, and the Recited Qur'an in Indonesia

Thomas Gibson; 183-185

Review of Legal Evolution and Political Authority in Indonesia: Selected Essays

Tamara Loos; 187-190

Review of Calling Back the Spirit: Music, Dance, and Cultural Politics in Lowland South Sulawesi

Henry Spiller; 191-194

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 79, (April 2005)