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Exploring Indonesia: Past and Present

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BY BJORN SCHELANDER
HONOLULU: CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES
SCHOOL OF HAWAIIAN, ASIAN AND PACIFIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1996

This volume is an introductory textbook on the social history of Indonesia, a country of immense diversity. The book is divided roughly into three parts, written in strict chronological order. Part One deals with the physical characteristics of the country. Part Two deals with the historical development of the Indonesian state, and finally, Part Three deals with contemporary Indonesia.