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The History of Indonesia (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

by Steven Drakeley

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Indonesia,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History / Asia,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9381245M
    ISBN 100313331146
    ISBN 109780313331145

    Both books specifically addressed the new customers of popular histories, rather than readers of belles lettres. The Amadis was a multi–volume fictional history of style, that aroused a debate about style and elegance as it became the first best-seller of popular fiction. "This book is recommended for those trying to understand the causes, both domestic and international, behind the massacres of It is also an insight into Indonesia’s continuing struggle to come to terms with this painful episode in its history."—Frank Beyer, Inside Indonesia.

      Here is the history of Dutch colonialism in Indonesia began. ’s; Just like other European nations, the Netherlands did not miss to make the voyages to get the treasures that can be brought back to their country. The Dutch expedition to Indonesia was started when Cournelis de Houtman and Pieter Keyzer sent by Dutch merchants to Lisbon. 2 days ago  The book details Pisani’s travels across Indonesia, capturing in vivid detail the extraordinary cultural diversity of islands that make up the archipelago.

    Geography. Indonesia is an archipelago in Southeast Asia consisting of 17, islands (6, inhabited) and straddling the equator. The largest islands are Sumatra, Java (the most populous), Bali, Kalimantan (Indonesia's part of Borneo), Sulawesi (Celebes), the Nusa Tenggara islands, the Moluccas Islands, and Irian Jaya (also called West Papua), the western part of New Guinea. A Short History of Bahasa Indonesia The Indonesian National Language. The official language of Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia (literally, “the language of Indonesia”). It is the language that unifies the world’s fourth most populous country – a country comprised of alm islands, and inhabited by ethnic groups speaking


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The History of Indonesia (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations) by Steven Drakeley Download PDF EPUB FB2

I enjoyed this book quite a bit, the history of Indonesia is quite interesting and seems so different than the history of many countries.

The nation itself is quite young, but the people of the archipelago have such a rich history, with an interesting The History of Indonesia book pot of many different influences and cultures.4/5. Tim Hannigan's first book, Murder in the Hindu Kush (The History Press, ) was shortlisted for the Boardman-Tasker Prize.

His second book Raffles and the British Invasion of Java (Monsoon Books, ) won the John Brooks Award. His features and travel articles appear regularly in newspapers and magazines in Indonesia and beyond/5(61).

Adrian Vickers's book traces the history of an island country from the colonial period through revolution and independence to the present. The book journeys through the social and cultural mores of Indonesian society, focusing on the experiences of ordinary people.

In this new edition, the author revisits his argument as to why Indonesia has Cited by: Jan Sihar Aritonang, Ph.D. () in History of Christianity, Utrecht University, is Lecturer of Church History at the Theological College of Jakarta, Indonesia. He has already published a great number of books, most in Indonesian, on religious development in his country, including Mission Schools in Batakland (Indonesia),Leiden: Brill.5/5(2).

Best books on Indonesia: This Earth of Mankind, by Pramoedya Ananta Toer; The Rainbow Troops, by Andrea Hirata, and In the Time of Madness, by Richard Lloyd Parry. Buy Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: the Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation Edition, First Edition, First ed.

by Tim Hannigan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: the author of eight books on Asian topics, including Southeast Asia: An Introductory History, first published in and now in its eighth edition, and, most recently, The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future, published in History Indonesia PAGES 13/2/03 AM Page ii.

The imperialist and colonial eras in Indonesia are indeed vastly important to the nation's identity and state formation but Ricklefs mentions more than once that the book's intent is to draw out the popular, traditional and Islamic influences that form the base of Indonesia's history.

The result is a well-balanced study of a fascinating by:   From the earliest recorded history to the classical empires, through colonialism and Japanese occupation, Sukarno and Suharto and the elections, to present-day tensions and beyond, this is an important book for anyone wanting to understand how Indonesia.

History of Indonesia. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Prehistory: Archaeological evidence indicates that ancestors of modern humans occupied sites in Central and East Java as early as million years ago; presumably, these hominids were widely distributed in other areas.

Fossils were found in of a tiny species of ancient hominid (homo floresiensis) that lived up until at le years ago on. This standard work on the history of Indonesia has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the findings of recent research, and four new chapters have been added to bring the story up to date.

This edition is the first to be illustrated, with the addition of 22 drawings and photographs.4/5(1). This succinct work of history charts the growth of Indonesia, a remarkable nation of more than 6, inhabited islands.

With lucid originality, the text incorporates more than 2 million years of history with depth and brevity—particularly focusing on Indonesia's development into a microcosm of a multi-ethnic modern world. Many current concerns are perceptively addressed, such as the legacy 5/5(1).

Majapahit kingdom was founded in eastern Java in the late 13th century. Under Gajah Mada, its influence stretched over much of Indonesia. This period is often referred to as a “Golden Age” in Indonesian history. Books about the history of Indonesia: – Southeast Asia: From Prehistory to History by P.

Bellwood and I. Glover (Eds). The Japanese Empire occupied the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia, during World War II from March until after the end of the war in September The period was one of the most critical in Indonesian history.

The Dutch East Indies had been a colony of the Netherlands (the Dutch) since However, the Netherlands itself had been occupied by Germany inand thus had little. This succinct work of history charts the growth of Indonesia, a remarkable nation of more than 6, inhabited islands.

With lucid originality, the text incorporates more than 2 million years of history with depth and brevity—particularly focusing on Indonesia's development into a microcosm of a multi-ethnic modern world/5.

The Dutch finally recognised Indonesia's independence in – though Indonesians celebrate 17 August as their Independence Day. At first, Bali, Lombok and the rest of Indonesia's eastern islands were grouped together in the unwieldy province of Nusa Tenggara.

A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. Merle Calvin Ricklefs Stanford University Press, - History - pages also, try this one: A Short History of Indonesia The Unlikely Nation.

Colin Brown. Raffles wrote his famous book, "The History of Java," in which he described Java's high civilization and culture. During the British stay in Sumatra (), William Marsden wrote a similar book on the history of Sumatra, which was published in The History of Indonesia or more precisely of the Indonesian archipelago in South East Asia w islands goes back to Homo erectus (popularly known as the "Java Man").

There have been found fossilised remains of about one million years ago. Austronesian people, who form the majority of the modern population, came to South East Asia from Taiwan.

The architecture of Indonesia reflects the diversity of cultural, historical and geographic influences that have shaped Indonesia as a whole. Invaders, colonizers, missionaries, merchants and traders brought cultural changes that had a profound effect on building styles and techniques.

eBooks - Language: Indonesian - Download free eBooks or read books online for free. Discover new authors and their books in our eBook community.

Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation - Kindle edition by Hannigan, Tim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of /5(58).

This is a book about a particular slice of Indonesia's history. It begins with blood and violence in in Kalimantan, and it ends with more blood and violence in early in East Timor. Less than three years, and how many lives ended so horribly? Indonesia is a complex society, a nation with a huge and diverse population spread among Cited by: 5.