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A History of Modern Indonesia Since c. 1200
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List of Illustrations.- List of Maps.- Preface .- A Note on Orthography.- Abbreviations and Acronyms.- PART I: THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN ERA The Coming of Islam.- General Aspects of Pre-Colonial States and Major Empires, c. 1300-1500.- The Arrival of the Europeans in Indonesia, c.1509-1620.- The Rise of New States, c.1500-1650.- Literary, Religions and Cultural Legacies.- PART II: STRUGGLES FOR HEGEMONY, c. 1630-1800 Eastern Indonesia, c.1630-1800.- Western Indonesia, c.1640-1800.- Java, c. 1640-82.- Java, Madura and the VOC, c.1680-1745.- Java and the VOC, c.1745-92.- PART III: THE CREATION OF A COLONIAL STATE, c.1800-1910 Java, 1792-1830.- Java, 1830-1900.- The Outer Islands, c. 1800-1910.- PART IV: THE EMERGENCE OF THE IDEA OF INDONESIA, c.1900-42 A New Colonial Age.- The First Steps Towards National Revival, c.1900-27.- Repression and Economic Crisis, 1927-42.- PART V: THE DESTRUCTION OF THE COLONIAL STATE, 1942-50 The Second World War and the Japanese Occupation, 1942-5.- The Revolution, 1945-50.- PART VI: INDEPENDENT INDONESIA The First Democratic Experiment, 1950-7.- Guided Democracy, 1957-65.- Creating the New Order, 1965-75.- The New Order at its Peak, 1976-88.- The Challenge, Crisis and Collapse of the New Order, 1989-98.- Creating a New Democratic Order, 1998-2001.- Reforming Indonesia, 1998-2004.- Indonesia since 2004.- Notes and References.- Bibliography.- Maps.- Index.

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'Covering an enormous span of eight centuries, this history is systematic, balanced, sympathetic to its subjects, authoritative for every period under review, and deeply intelligent. It is, in my view, the finest historical survey of Indonesia ever written and one of the most accessible and comprehensive of any Asian realm.' - Victor Lieberman, University of Michigan, USA 'Successfully weaves together political, intellectual, religious and economic developments into an engaging and detailed narrative.' - Michael Charney, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK 'Like the previous edition, this fourth edition is a fine, balanced and clearly written work. It is unique in the field as a detailed, reliable and readable text.' - Robert Cribb, Australian National University

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M. C. RICKLEFS is a recognised leading authority on the history and current affairs of Indonesia. He is currently Professor of History at the National University of Singapore, Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University, and Honorary Professor at Monash University, Australia.

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'Covering an enormous span of eight centuries, this history is systematic, balanced, sympathetic to its subjects, authoritative for every period under review, and deeply intelligent. It is, in my view, the finest historical survey of Indonesia ever written and one of the most accessible and comprehensive of any Asian realm.' - Victor Lieberman, University of Michigan

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