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 90

Publication Date: October 2010

Front Cover and Title Page, Indonesia, Volume 90 (October 2010)

Editors' Note, Indonesia, Volume 90 (October 2010)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, Volume 90 (October 2010)

Trans-Regional Indonesia over One Thousand years: The Art of the Long View

Eric Tagliacozzo; 1-14

Indonesia's Evolving International Relationships in the Ninth to Early Eleventh Centuries: Evidence from Contemporary Shipwrecks and Epigraphy

Kenneth R. Hall; 15-46

Legal Pluralism and Criminal Law in the Dutch Colonial Order

Robert Cribb; 47-66

"Pirates or Entrepreneurs?" The Migration and Trade of Sea People in Southwest Kalimantan, c. 1770-1820

Atsushi Ota; 67-96

Modernity and Decadence in Fin-de-Siècle Fiction of the Dutch Empire

Laurie J. Sears; 97-124

Pan-Islam and Religious Nationalism: The Case of Kartosuwiryo and Negara Islam Indonesia

Chiara Formichi; 125-146

Preparing Indonesia: H5N1 Influenza through the Lens of Global Health

Celia Lowe; 147-170

Indonesian Social Case Studies and Sociographic Data: A Longitudinal Treasure Trove

Ron Wilton; 171-172


Review of An Act of Free Choice: Decolonization and the Right to Self-Determination in West Papua

Pieter Drooglever; 173-184

Review of Islamic Spectrum in Java

Timothy Daniels; 185-188

Review of Political Reform in Indonesia after Soeharto

Harold Crouch; 189-192

Review of A Certain Age: Colonial Jakarta through the Memories of its Intellectuals

Rudolf Mrázek; 193-196

Review of Indonesian Postcolonial Theatre: Spectral Genealogies and Absent Faces

Evan Darwin Winet; 197-199

Contributors, Indonesia, Volume 90 (October 2010)