xlix, 462 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
DA pam ; 550-39. Area handbook series. 1057-5294.
Rev. ed. of: Indonesia edited by Frederica M. Bunge, 4th ed. 1983. "Research completed November 1992."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-424) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Early history. The spread of Indian civilization ; Indianized empires The coming of Islam European intrusions. The United East India Company ; The Dutch on Java, 1619-1755 ; VOC bankruptcy and the British occupation The Netherlands Indies empire. The Java War and cultivation system ; Dutch expansion in Sumatra and the eastern Archipelago ; Colonial economy and society. 1870-1940 The growth of national consciousness. The ethical policy ; Early political movements ; Sukarno and the nationalist movement World War II and the struggle for independence. The Japanese occupation, 1942-45 ; The National Revolution, 1945-49 Independence: the first phases, 1950-65. Guided democracy ; Years of living dangerously ; Sukarno's foreign policy ; The coup and its aftermath The new order under Suharto. The state and economic development ; The Pancasila and political parties ; Territorial continuity: Irian Jaya and east Timor ; Foreign policy under Suharto
The geographic context. Geographic regions ; Climate ; Environmental concerns ; National territory: rights and responsibilities The emerging framework for the Indonesian nation. Population ; Urbanization ; Migration Social classes Religion and worldview. Islam ; Christianity ; Hinduism ; Buddhism The emerging national culture. Living environments ; Language ; Food, clothing, and popular culture Sources of local identification. Tradition and multiethnicity ; Javanese ; Sundanese ; Balinese ; Peoples of Sumatra ; Ethnic minorities Education. Primary and secondary education ; Islamic schools ; Higher education Health. Services and infrastructure ; Government support ; Traditional and modern health practices ; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome ; Pharmaceuticals ; Public sanitation Role of government. The politics of economic reform ; Financial reform ; Trade and industrial reform
Government finance. Central government budget ; Monetary and exchange rate policy Foreign aid, trade, and payments. Aid and trade policies ; Direction of trade Employment and income Agriculture. Development trends ; Land use and ownership ; Economic benefits and the transmigration program ; Food crops ; Estate crops ; Livestock ; Fishing ; Forestry Industry. New order developments ; Foreign inputs ; Small-scale industry ; Regional industrial development Minerals. Petroleum, liquefied natural gas, and coal ; Other minerals Infrastructure and services. Transportation ; Post and telecommunications ; Electric power The political debate The constitutional framework The structure of government. Legislative bodies ; The executive ; The judiciary ; Local government Political culture. Traditional political culture ; Islamic political culture ; Modern political culture ; Pancasila: the state ideology
The political process. Political parties ; Elections ; Political dynamics The media Foreign policy. Political considerations ; Human rights and foreign policy ; Participation in ASEAN ; Indonesia, ASEAN, and the third Indochina war ; Relations with neighboring nations ; Relations with East Asia ; Relations with the United States The pursuit of public order Historical background The armed forces in the national life. Political and administrative role ; Participation in the economy ; National defense and internal security ; Defense spending and defense industry ; Personnel ; Leadership transition Organization and equipment of the armed forces. Administrative and command structure ; Military education ; The army ; The navy ; The air force ; The national police ; Conditions of service ; Women in the armed forces ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia Foreign military relations Security and intelligence agencies
The criminal justice system. Crime and political offences ; Criminal law ; The administration of criminal justice ; The penal system ; Narcotics and counternarcotics operations.