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Nationalism and Revolution in Indonesia

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Professor Kahin's classic 1952 study, reprinted for a contemporary audience. An immediate, vibrant portrait of a nation in the age of revolution, featuring interviews with many of the chief players. With new illustrations and a new introduction by Benedict R. O'G. Anderson.
Paperback, 490 pages
Published September 9th 2016 by Cornell University Southeast Asia Program (first published 1952)
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Buku yang menggambarkan sejarah Indonesia periode mempertahankan kemerdekaan (1945-1950) secara cukup lengkap. Kahin mewawancarai banyak narasumber utama yang merupakan tokoh-tokoh pejuang kemerdekaan secara langsung. Satu kekurangannya adalah subyektifitas penulis tentang peran masing-masing yang lebih didasarkan pada intensitas wawancara. Misalnya, bagaimana ia menempatkan peran PSI dan Masyumi begitu pratagonis, semenetara PKI dan Murba yang antagonis. Begitu juga upaya Kahin untuk 'membela' ...more
Muhammad Syarafuddin
Ini buku sejarah yang menyejarah, wawancaranya melintang dari Soekarno, Sjahrir, Natsir, dan tokoh-tokoh lainnya. Kahin sendiri bahkan sempat ditangkap Belanda ditengah penelitiannya. Segala sesuatu yang terjadi antara 1945 hingga 1949 diceritakan dengan sangat baik oleh Kahin.
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Jun 20, 2013 Brian rated it it was amazing
this text is not only remarkably thorough, but Kahin is actually a pretty good storyteller as well. definitely illuminating.....
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George McTurnan Kahin was an American historian and political scientist. He was one of the leading experts on Southeast Asia and a critic of United States involvement in the Vietnam War.

After completing his dissertation, which is still considered a classic on Indonesian history, Kahin became a faculty member at Cornell University. At Cornell, he became the director of its Southeast Asia Program an
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