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 82

Publication Date: October 2006

Editorial Note, Indonesia, volume 82, (October 2006)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, volume 82, (October 2006)

A Puputan Tale: "The Story of a Pregnant Woman"

First Love: The Opening of Soetjipto's Djalan Sampoerna

Local Civil-Military Relations during the First Phase of Democratic Transition, 1999-2004: A Comparison of West, Central, and East Java

Jun Honna; 75-96

Yap Thiam Hien and Aceh

Daniel S. Lev; 97-113


Review Essay: The Violent Archipelago: Rethinking its Place in History

Jim Della-Giacoma; 115-120

Review of Chinese Indonesians: Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting

Sharon A. Carstens; 121-124

Review of Dutch Colonial Education: The Chinese Experience in Indonesia, 1900-1942

Mary Somers Heidhues; 125-126

Review of The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia

Keith Foulcher; 127-130

Review of Reorganizing Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets

Erick M. Danzer; 131-132

Review of Wehali -- The Female Land: Traditions of a Timorese Ritual Centre

Jill Forshee; 133-137

Review of Women of the Kakawin World: Marriage and Sexuality in the Indic Courts of Java and Bali

Raechelle Rubenstein; 139-140

Review of Guardians of the Land: Louis Fontijne's Study of a Colonial District in Easter Indonesia

Danilyn Rutherford; 141-145

Review of Secret Trades, Porous Borders: Smuggling and States Along a Southeast Asian Frontier, 1865-1915

James R. Rush; 147-149

Review of Locating Southeast Asia: Geographies of Knowledge and Politics of Space

Tony Day; 151-153

Review of Historical Dictionary of Indonesia, (second edition)

Eric Tagliacozzo; 155-157

Contributors, Indonesia, volume 82, (October 2006)