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Indonesia: Suharto Regime (1967-1998)

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In the Library: Articles

Anderson, B.R. O’G. "Old state, new society: Indonesia’s New Order in comparative historical perspective," in his Language & Power (Ithaca, 1990), chap. 3.

__________. "The state & minorities in Indonesia," in Cultural Survival Inc., Southeast Asian Tribal Groups & Ethnic Minorities (Cambridge MA, 1987), pp. 73-81.

__________. "Radicalism after Communism in Thailand & Indonesia," New Left Review (1993).

Aspinall, E. "Students & the military: regime friction & civilian dissent in the late Suharto period," Indonesia 59 (4/95):21-44.

Bunnell, Frederick. "American ‘low posture’ policy toward Indonesia in the months leading up to the 1965 ‘coup’" Indonesia 50 (10/90):29-60.

Barker, Joshua. "State of fear: controlling the criminal contagion in Suharto’s New Order," Indonesia 66 (oct 1998):7-44.

Burns, Peter. "The post Priok trials: religious principles & legal issues," Indonesia 47 (apr 1989):61-88.

Cammack, Mark. "Indonesia’s 1989 religious judicature act: Islamization of Indonesia, or Indonesianization of Islam?" Indonesia 63 (apr 1997):143-68.

Charlé, Suzanne. "Archipelago Gulag," Nation (6/14/99):58-62. Review essay on Pramoedya Ananta Toer's The Mute's Soliloquy.

Flanagan, Pat. "Repression in Indonesia: the famous & the nameless," Monthly Review 33,8 (1/82):48-53.

Gellert, Paul K. "A brief history & analysis of Indonesia’s forest fire crisis," Indonesia 65 (apr 1998):63-85.

Gunawan, B. "Political mobilization in Indonesia: nationalists vs. communists," Modern Asian Studies 7,4 (10/73):707-16.

Hatley, Barbara. "Blora revisited," Indonesia 30 (oct 1980):1-16. On Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Hefner, Robert W. "Islam, state & civil society: ICMI & the struggle for the Indonesian middle class," Indonesia 56 (10/93):1-36.

__________. "Print Islam: mass media & ideological rivalries among Indonesian Muslims," Indonesia 64 (10/97):77-104.

Hitchens, Christopher. "Kissinger's green light to Suharto," Nation (2/18/02).

James, Jamie. "The Indonesiad," New Yorker (5/27/96):40-93. On Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Jones, Sidney R. "It can’t happen here: a post-Khomeini look at Indonesian Islam," Asian Survey 20,2 (2/80):

Lane, Max. "Indonesia in the late 1980’s: an incipient democratic opposition?" Asian Pacific Review 2 (fall 1986):17-24.

Lubis, T. Mulya. "The law & basic human rights in Indonesia," in Scoble & Wiseberg (eds.) Access to Justice (London, 1985), pp. 63-77.

McGuire, G. & B. Hering. "The Indonesian Army: harbingers of progress or reactionary predators?" Kabar Seberang 17 (6/86):158-74.

Moberg, David. "Laboring against Suharto," Nation (6/2/97):20-24.

Mrazek, Rudolf. "Only the deaf hear well," Indonesia 61 (4/96):51-92. On Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Nietschmann, Bernard. "Indonesia & Bangladesh: economic development by invasion of indigenous nations," Cultural Survival Quarterly 10,2 (1986):1-12.

Paget, Roger K. "The military in Indonesian politics: the burden of power," Pacific Affairs 40,3-4 (fall-win 1967-8):294-314.

Press, Eyal et al. "The Suharto lobby," Progressive (5/97):19-33.

Rahardjo, M. Dawam. "Moslems & religious freedom in Indonesia," Solidarity 113 (7-8/87):24-28.

Raillon, Francois. "The New Order & Islam, or the imbroglio of faith & politics," Indonesia 57 (4/93):197-217.

Robison, Richard. "Culture, politics & economy in the political history of the New Order," Indonesia 31 (4/81):1-30.

__________. "Authoritarian states, capital-owning classes, & the politics of newly industrializing countries: the case of Indonesia," World Politics 41 (10/88):52-74.

Shiraishi, Saya. "Pergantar, or introduction to New Order Indonesia," Indonesia 50 (10/90):121-57.

Shiraishi, Takashi. "Policing the phantom underground," Indonesia 63 (4/97):1-46.

__________. "Anti-Sinicism in Java’s New Order," in Chirot & Reid (eds.) Essential Outsiders: Chinese & Jews in the Modern Transformation of Southeast Asia & Central Europe (Seattle, 1997).

__________. "Uniformity & oddity in Indonesian national integration: school education, uniforms & Drakula," East Asian Cultural Studies 25 (mar 1986):87-109.

Sugnet, Charlie. "Repression & eco-devastation in Indonesia," Utne Reader (1-2/87).

Uppal, J.S. "Income distribution & poverty in Indonesia," Journal of Economic Development 11 (12/86):177-96.

Van Dijk, Cees. "The re-actualization of Islam in Indonesia," RIMA 25,2 (sum 1991):75-83.

__________. "And if you give your word," in Claessen & Moyer (eds.) Time Past, Time Present, Time Future (Dordrecht, 1988), pp. 85-97. Islam vs. Communism.

Wertheim, W.F. "Indonesian Muslims under Sukarno & Suharto: majority with minority mentality," Kabar Seberang 17 (6/86):31-52.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Benjamin, Medea; Josh Lee, John Roosa & Stephen Zunes. The Struggle for Democracy in Indonesia & East Timor. A Report on the May 1997 Parliamentary Elections & Prospects for Democracy (San Francisco, 1997).

British Indonesia Committee. Repression & Exploitation in Indonesia (London: Spokesman, 1974). Fine collection of early commentaries on economy, society & politics under Suharto's "New Order"

Budiman, Arief (ed.) State & Civil Society in Indonesia (Clayton, Victoria, 1990).

Burns, Peter. The Decline of Freedom of Religion in Indonesia (Townsville, 1985).

Caldwell, Malcolm . Indonesia (London, 1968).

__________. (ed.) Ten Years’ Military Terror in Indonesia (Nottingham, 1975).

Cribb, Robert (ed.) The Indonesian Killings, 1965-66: Studies from Java & Bali (Clayton, Victoria, 1990).

Crouch, Harold. The Army & Politics in Indonesia (Ithaca NY: Cornell, 1989).

Donner, Wolf. Land Use & Environment in Indonesia (Honolulu, 1987).

Drake, Christine. National Integration in Indonesia. Patterns & Policies (Honolulu, 1989). Geography of communications.

Emmerson, Donald K. (ed.) Indonesia Beyond Suharto (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).

Havelaar, Ruth. Quartering: A Story of a Marriage in Indonesia during the 1980s (Clayton, Victoria, 1991). Dutch woman & released political prisoner harassed by Suharto regime.

Hill, Hal (ed.) Indonesia’s New Order. The Dynamics of Socio-Economic Transformation (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1994).

Lidsker, William. Suharto finds the Divine Vision: An Interpretive Biography (Honolullu, 1992).

Lubis, T. Mulya. In Search of Human Rights: Legal-Political Dilemmas of Indonesia's New Order, 1966-1990 (Jakarta, 1993).

McDonald, Hamish. Suharto’s Indonesia (London, 1980).

McVey, Ruth. Southeast Asian Capitalists (Ithaca NY: Cornell, 1992).

Otten, Mariel. Transmigrasi: Indonesian Resettlement Policy, 1965-1985. Myths & Realities (Cambridge MA, 1987).

Otten, Mariel. Transmigrasi: Indonesian Resettlement Policy, 1965-1985. Myths & Realities (Cambridge MA, 1987).

Simmons, Geoff. Indonesia: The Long Oppression (NY, 2000).

Toer, Pramoedya Ananta. The Mute’s Soliloquy: A Memoir [1995-97] (trans. Max Lane; NY: Penguin, 1999).

Vatikiotis, Michael R.J. Indonesian Politics Under Suharto. Order, Development & Pressure for Change (NY, 1992).

Williams, Walter L. Javanese Lives: Women & Men in Modern Indonesian Society (New Brunswick NJ, 1991).

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" The Year of Living Dangerously" [1983], dir, Peter Weir, 115m. In video stores.

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