A gripping account of Indonesia's political and economic struggles, from the final days of Soeharto's rule through the first two years of Wahid's presidency. Kevin O'Rourke's accessible and compelling style conveys the drama of recent events along with an indepth understanding of the whole region.
PrefaceMap of IndonesiaMap of JakartaPART ONE - HUBRIS OF THE EARTHLoomingsLegacyCrisis of ConfidencePredatory StateForcing Reform'Closer to God' Impeccably AmokCoup a la JavaPART TWO - TYRANNY OF THE ELITE Zing-a-Bust Photocopying Soeharto'Cruelism versus Cruelism''Stay Indoors'Nail of the UniverseOligarchy of the Party Bosses Under-Democracy'Slander is Worse Than Murder'Heroes of IntegrationPART THREE- MELEE OF THE ELITE Acrimony and Larceny Guerilla Politics Shock TherapyEast Timor Writ Large 'Raid Cendana'State of EmergencyEpilogueAppendix I Rupiah Exchange RateAppendix II Short BiographiesNotesBibliographyGlossaryNotes on the text Index
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1