History


General Histories

Pre-colonial and Dutch Era

Nationalism, Japanese Occupation and the Sukarno era

1965 and its aftermath

The Suharto era

Reformasi and elections



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General Histories

Brown, Colin. A Short History of Indonesia: The Unlikely Nation? Allen & Unwin, 2003.
Cribb, Robert. Historical Atlas of Indonesia. Routledge, 2000.
Ricklefs, Merle Calvin. A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1200. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002.
SarDesai, D R. Southeast Asia: Past and Present. 6th Revised edition. Westview, 2009.
Taylor, Jean Gelman. Indonesia: Peoples and Histories. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.
Klinken, Gerry van. “The Battle for History After Suharto.” In Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present, edited by Mary Sabina Zurbuchen, 233–60. Singapore: Singapore University Press in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2005.
Vickers, Adrian, and Katharine E. McGregor. “Public Debates about History: Comparative Notes from Indonesia.” History Australia 2, no. 2 (2011): 44–1. http://journals.publishing.monash.edu/ojs/index.php/ha/article/download/498/510.
Widjojo, Muridan Satrio. The Revolt of Prince Nuku: Cross-Cultural Alliance-Making in Maluku, C. 1780-1810. BRILL, 2009.
Zurbuchen, Mary Sabina, ed. Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present. Singapore: Singapore University Press in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2005.


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Pre-colonial and Dutch Era

Anderson, Benedict, R. O’G. “The Idea of Power in Javanese Culture.” In Culture and Politics in Indonesia, edited by Claire Holt. Cornell: Cornell UNiversity Press, 1972.
Bown, Stephen R. Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600-1900. Douglas & McIntyre, 2009.
Cook, James. Captain Cook’s Journal During His First Voyage Round the World Made in H. M. Bark “Endeavour”, 1768-71. Edited by W. J. L. (William James Lloyd) Wharton. London: Eliot Stock, 1893. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8106.
Cribb, Robert B. The Late Colonial State in Indonesia: Political and Economic Foundations of the Netherlands Indies, 1880-1942. KITLV Press Leiden, 1994. http://library.wur.nl/WebQuery/clc/905188.
Denmark. 07-31., and England and Wales. 1667-07-31. Articles of Peace and Alliance, between the Most Serene and Mighty Prince Charles II. by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. and the High and Mighty Lords the States General of the United Netherlands, Concluded the 21./31. Day of July, 1667. Published by His Majesties Command. Edinburgh: re-printed by Evan Tyler, printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, M. DC. LXVII. [1667], n.d.
Hannigan, Tim. Raffles and the British Invasion of Java. Singapore: Monsoon, 2012.
International Institute of Social History. “Value of the Guilder / Euro.” International Institute of Social History, February 14, 2013. http://www.iisg.nl/hpw/calculate.php.
Milton, Giles. Nathaniel’s Nutmeg: How One Man’s Courage Changed the Course of History. London: Sceptre, 2000.
Multatuli. Max Havelaar, or, The Coffee Auctions of a Dutch Trading Company. Translated by Roy Edwards. London; New York: Penguin Books, 1987.
Pires, Tomé, and Armando Cortesão. Suma Oriental of Tome Pires - 2 Vols. Asian Educational Services, 1944.
Polo, Marco. The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition : Including the Unabridged Third Edition (1903) of Henry Yule’s Annotated Translation, as Revised by Henri Cordier, Together with Cordier’s Later Volume of Notes and Addenda (1920). Translated by Sir Henry Yule and Henri Cordier. Courier Dover Publications, 1993.
Schouten, Wouter. Voiage de Gautier Schouten aux Indes orientales, commencé l’an 1658, et fini l’an 1665. Mortier, 1708.
Tagliacozzo, E. “Kettle on a Slow Boil: Batavia’s Threat Perceptions in the Indies’ Outer Islands, 1870-1910.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 31, no. 1 (2000): 70–100.
Zanden, J. L. van van. Nederland 1780-1914: Staat, Instituties En Economische Ontwikkeling. Balans, 2000.
Wallerstein, Immanuel. The Modern World-System I: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century. University of California Press, 1974.
Zanden, J L Van. The Rise and Decline of Holland’s Economy: Merchant Capitalism and the Labour Market. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993.


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Nationalism, Japanese Occupation and the Sukarno era

Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. Verso, 2006.
Antara News. “Netherlands to Recognize Indonesia’s Independence Day in Writing.” Antara News Agency. September 30, 2010. http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/1285842978/netherlands-to-recognize-indonesias-independence-day-in-writing.
Benda, Harry J. “The Communist Rebellions of 1926-1927 in Indonesia.” Pacific Historical Review 24, no. 2 (May 1, 1955): 139–52. https://doi.org/10.2307/3634574.
Chasan, Daniel. “The Malaysian Conflict.” The Harvard Crimson. October 1, 1963. http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1963/10/1/the-malaysian-conflict-pindonesias-president-sukarno/.
Farnham, Paul. “BUNG KARNO: 6 JUNE - 21 JUNE,” May 23, 2011. http://www.antenna.nl/~fwillems/eng/ic/pki/sal/salim.html.
Ingleson, John. “‘Bound Hand and Foot’: Railway Workers and the 1923 Strike in Java.” Indonesia 31 (1981): 53. https://doi.org/10.2307/3351015.
Lubis, Mochtar. Twilight in Djakarta. Translated by Claire Holt. Singapore; New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Mangunwijaya, Y. B. Weaverbirds. Translated by Thomas Hunter. Jakarta: Lontar Foundation, 1991.
Mietzner, Marcus. “Comparing Indonesia’s Party Systems of the 1950s and the Post-Suharto Era: From Centrifugal to Centripetal Inter-Party Competition.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 39, no. 03 (2008): 431–53. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022463408000337.
Reid, Anthony. “Remembering and Forgetting War and Revolution.” In Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present, edited by Mary Sabina Zurbuchen. Singapore: Singapore University Press in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2005.
Ruark, Robert. “U.N. Needles to Explain Sukarno’s Papuan ‘Hijack.’” Spokane Daily Chronicle. January 23, 1963. http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1338&dat=19630123&id=DNtYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=WPcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4032,5163600.
Sato, Shigeru. “Indonesia 1937-1942: Prelude to Japanese Occupation.” IIAS Newsletter, July 2004. http://www.iias.nl/nl/34/IIAS_NL34_21.pdf.
Toer, Pramoedya Ananta. This Earth of Mankind. Translated by Max Lane. New York: Penguin, 1996.
World Bank. “Indonesia - The Economy.” The World Bank, April 30, 1956. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/1956/04/1559605/indonesia-economy.


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1965 and its aftermath

Anderson, Benedict R. O’G. “Scholarship on Indonesia and Raison d’Etat: Personal Experience.” Indonesia, no. 62 (October 1, 1996): 1–18. https://doi.org/10.2307/3351389.
Cribb, Robert B. The Indonesian Killings of 1965-1966: Studies from Java and Bali. 21. Monash Asia Inst, 1990.
Cribb, Robert. “How Many Deaths? Problems in the Statistics of Massacre in Indonesia (1965-1966) and East Timor (1975-1980).” In Violence in Indonesia, edited by Ingrid Wessel and Georgia Wimhofer, 82–98. Hamburg: Abera, 2001. http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=robert_cribb.
Hatley, Ronnie. “‘Truth Takes a While, Justice Even Longer.’” Inside Indonesia, 2013. http://www.insideindonesia.org/feature-editions/truth-takes-a-while-justice-even-longer.
Heryanto, Ariel. “The 1965-1966 Killings: Facts and Fictions in Dangerous Liaisons.” IIAS Newsletter, 2012. https://sites.google.com/site/himpunariel/lain-lain/the-1965-1966-killings-facts-and-fictions-in-dangerous-liaisons.
Koch, C. J. The Year of Living Dangerously. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, 1983.
Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia. “Hasil Penyelidikan Pelanggaran HAM Berat Peristiwa 1965-1966.” Jakarta: Komnas HAM, July 2012. http://www.stopimpunity.org/page128.php.
Kompas. “Gus Dur: Sejak Dulu Sudah Minta Maaf.” Kompas. March 15, 2000. http://www.library.ohiou.edu/indopubs/2000/03/14/0104.html.
Mohamad, Goenawan. “Remembering the Left.” In Indonesia Today: Challenges of History, edited by Grayson J. Lloyd and Shannon L. Smith, 126–35. Singapore: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.
Prakoso, Rangga, Ezra Sihite, Bayu Marhaenjati, and Firdha Novialita. “AGO Rejects Komnas HAM Report on 1965 Massacres.” The Jakarta Globe. November 10, 2012. http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/ago-rejects-komnas-ham-report-on-1965-massacres/.
Rochijat, Pipit, and Ben Anderson. “Am I PKI or Non-PKI?” Indonesia, 1985, 37–56. http://cip.cornell.edu/seap.indo/1107007217.
Roosa, John. “Who Knows? Oral History Methods in the Study of the Massacres of 1965-66 in Indonesia,” Vol. 1, 2013. http://www.oralhistoryforum.ca/index.php/ohf/article/view/528.
Roosa, John. Pretext for Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement and Suharto’s Coup d’état in Indonesia. Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2006. http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=tsMWbtWcg7oC&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=Indonesia+1965+Roosa&ots=XMdpFA4J1h&sig=WnvdEBJTy1wOTXlCwxAvBdN7NFw.
Roosa, John. “The Truths of Torture: Victims’ Memories and State Histories in Indonesia.” Indonesia, 2008, 31–49. http://cip.cornell.edu/seap.indo/1211483265.
Sudisman. Analysis of Responsibility: Defence Speech of Sudisman, Jakarta 21 July 1967. Translated by Benedict R. O’G. Anderson, 1975.
Tan, Paige. “Teaching and Remembering.” Inside Indonesia 92, no. April-July (2008). http://www.insideindonesia.org/weekly-articles/teaching-and-remembering.
Tohari, Ahmad. Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk. Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2003.
Tohari, Ahmad. The dancer: a trilogy of novels. Jakarta: Lontar Foundation, 2012.


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The Suharto era

Anderson, Benedict R. O’G. “Scholarship on Indonesia and Raison d’Etat: Personal Experience.” Indonesia, no. 62 (October 1, 1996): 1–18. https://doi.org/10.2307/3351389.
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. “Overseas Chinese Business Networks in Asia.” Canberra, August 1995. http://www.dfat.gov.au/publications/catalogue/chinese_networks.html.
Barker, Joshua. “State of Fear: Controlling the Criminal Contagion in Suharto’s New Order.” Indonesia, no. 66 (1998): 7–43. http://cip.cornell.edu/seap.indo/1106954798.
Chai, J.C.H. “Ethnic Inequality and Growth in Indonesia under the New Order.” University of Queensland, 1999. http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/eserv.php?pid=UQ:10480&dsID=ei_6_99.pdf.
Chomsky, Noam. “Indonesia, Master Card in Washington’s Hand.” Indonesia, no. 66 (October 1998): 1–4. http://cip.cornell.edu/seap.indo/1106954797.
Durran, Mary. “Indonesia Bans Liberation Theology - from the Catholic Herald Archive.” Catholic Herald, September 23, 1988. http://archive.catholicherald.co.uk/article/23rd-september-1988/2/indonesia-bans-liberation-theology.
Hadiz, Vedi, and Richard Robison. Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets. Routledge, 2012.
Jakarta Post. “‘Petrus’ Gross Rights Violation.” The Jakarta Post. July 25, 2012. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2012/07/25/petrus-gross-rights-violation.html.
Leith, D. “Freeport and the Suharto Regime, 1965-1998.” The Contemporary Pacific 14, no. 1 (2002): 69–100. http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/handle/10125/13611/v14n1-69-100.pdf.
Lev, Daniel. “Memory, Knowledege and Reform.” In Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present, edited by Mary Sabina Zurbuchen, 195–208. Singapore: Singapore University Press in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2005.
McLeod, R. “Institutionalized Public Sector Corruption: A Legacy of the Soeharto Franchise.” Crawford School Research Paper No. 2010/02, 2010. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1915697.
Schwarz, Adam. A Nation in Waiting: Indonesia in the 1990s. Boulder; San Francisco: Westview Press, 1994.
Vatikiotis, Michael R. J. Indonesian Politics Under Suharto: The Rise and Fall of the New Order. Routledge, 2004.
Wanandi, Jusuf. “Forty Years of CSIS: Achievements and the Future | The Jakarta Post,” September 15, 2011. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2011/09/15/forty-years-csis-achievements-and-future.html.
Winters, Jeffrey. “Who Will Tame the Oligarchs?” Inside Indonesia 104, no. April-June 2011 (April 22, 2011). http://www.insideindonesia.org/feature-editions/who-will-tame-the-oligarchs.
Yampolsky, Philip. Forces for Change in the Regional Performing Arts of Indonesia. Workshop K]ITLV], 1994. http://ruraleconomics.fib.ugm.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/4d.-Philip-Yampolsky-Forces-for-Change-in-the-Regional-Performing-Arts-of-Indonesia.pdf.


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Reformasi and elections

Aspinall, E. “The Irony of Success.” Journal of Democracy 21, no. 2 (2010): 20–34.
Aspinall, Edward. “Democratization and Ethnic Politics in Indonesia: Nine Theses.” Journal of East Asian Studies 11, no. 2 (May 1, 2011): 289–319. http://oenic.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/aspinall-democ-ethnic-politics-9-theses-indonesia.pdf.
Aspinall, Edward, and Marcus Mietzner. Problems of Democratisation in Indonesia: Elections, Institutions, and Society. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010.
Buehler, Michael. “Suicide and Progress in Modern Nusantara.” Inside Indonesia, 2009. http://www.insideindonesia.org/feature-editions/suicide-and-progress-in-modern-nusantara.
Buehler, Michael. “Subnational Islamization through Secular Parties: Comparing Shari’a Politics in Two Indonesian Provinces.” Comparative Politics 46, no. 1 (2013): 63–82. http://michaelbuehler.asia/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/ComparativePoliticsBuehler.pdf.
Dick, H., and J. Mulholland. “The State as Marketplace: Slush Funds and Intra-Elite Rivalry.” In The State and Illegality in Indonesia, 65–85, 2011. http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/18761960/1006238056/name/The+State+and+Illegality+in+Indonesia.pdf.
Geertz, Clifford. “Indonesia: Starting Over.” The New York Review of Books, May 11, 2000. http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2000/may/11/indonesia-starting-over/.
Harvard Kennedy School. From Reformasi to Institutional Transformation: A Strategic Assessment of Indonesia’s Prospects for Growth, Equity and Democratic Governance. Cambridge: Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 2011.
International Crisis Group. “Indonesia’s Presidential Crisis, 21 February 2001.” ICG Asia Briefing Paper. Jakarta: ICG, February 21, 2001.
Klinken, Geert Arend van, and Joshua Barker, eds. “Their Moment in the Sun.” In State of Authority: The State in Society in Indonesia. SEAP Publications, 2009.
Li, Tania Murray. “Compromising Power: Development, Culture, and Rule in Indonesia.” Cultural Anthropology 14, no. 3 (August 1999): 295–322.
Mietzner, M. “Indonesia’s Democratic Stagnation: Anti-Reformist Elites and Resilient Civil Society.” Democratization 19, no. 2 (2012): 209–229.
Mietzner, Marcus. “Comparing Indonesia’s Party Systems of the 1950s and the Post-Suharto Era: From Centrifugal to Centripetal Inter-Party Competition.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 39, no. 03 (2008): 431–53. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022463408000337.
Nordholt, H.S. “Renegotiating Boundaries: Access, Agency and Identity in Post-Soeharto Indonesia.” Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land-En Volkenkunde 159, no. 4 (2003): 550–589. http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/23269926/1729027097/name/Renegotiating%252Bboundaries%252Bpost%252Bsuharto.pdf.
Satriyo, Hana. “Pushing the Boundaries: Women in Direct Local Elections and Local Government.” In Problems of Democratisation in Indonesia: Elections, Institutions, and Society, edited by Edward Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner, 243–66. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010.
Schulte Nordholt, H.S., and G. van Klinken, eds. Renegotiating Boundaries: Access, Agency and Identity in Post-Soeharto Indonesia. Vol. 159. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2007. http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/23269926/1729027097/name/Renegotiating%252Bboundaries%252Bpost%252Bsuharto.pdf.
Sidel, John T. “Economic Foundations of Subnational Authoritarianism: Insights and Evidence from Qualitative and Quantitative Research.” Democratization, October 16, 2012, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2012.725725.
Slater, D. “Indonesia’s Accountability Trap: Party Cartels and Presidential Power after Democratic Transition.” Indonesia, 2004, 61–92. http://home.uchicago.edu/~slater/files/SlaterIndonesia2004.pdf.
Slater, D. “The Ironies of Instability in Indonesia.” Identifying With Freedom: Indonesia After Suharto 9 (2007): 95. http://home.uchicago.edu/~slater/files/SocialAnalysis-Slater.pdf.
Klinken, Gerry van. “The Battle for History After Suharto: Beyond Sacred Dates, Great Men, and Legal Milestones.” Critical Asian Studies 33, no. 3 (2001): 323–50. https://doi.org/10.1080/14672710122604.
Klinken, Gerry van, and Joshua Barker. State of Authority: The State in Society in Indonesia. Cornell Southeast Asia Programme, 2009. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1718432.

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