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Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968

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Offering the first comprehensive history of U.S relations with Indonesia during the 1960s, Economists with Guns explores one of the central dynamics of international politics during the Cold War: the emergence and U.S. embrace of authoritarian regimes pledged to programs of military-led development. Drawing on newly declassified archival material, Simpson examines how Amer...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published March 28th 2008 by Stanford University Press
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Fuhh! akhirnya buku yang termasuk kategori berat untuk saya selesai jugaa dibaca! Inti buku ini adalah Bagaimana invasi/campur tangan Amerika terhadap kebijakan2 yang dibuat oleh Indonesia mulai politik, sosial dan budaya. saya melihat disini Amerika ingin menciptakan Indonesia sebagai negara yang pro terhadap liberalisme/kapitalisme dibandingkan harus jatuh kepada ke tangan komunisme.. Berbagai cara agar Indonesia lebih dekat dengan Pemerintah Amerika ketimbang Pemerintah...more
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Pertama kali dibaca pada tanggal 11 Maret 2011.
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Jas Merah, kata Bung Karno, jangan melupakan sejarah.

Tapi, sejarah yang mana? Apakah sejarah yang didiktekan pemerintah yang berkuasa dan dijejalkan dalam buku-buku pelajaran sekolah? Atau sejarah dalam film "based on true story" yang ditayangkan di TVRI setahun sekali?

Buku ini membuatku emosi, karena Indonesia mengalami nasib yang sama dengan negara-negara lain yang direcoki AS ha...more
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