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Nation in Waiting: Indonesia's Search for Stability

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Spanning a wide variety of contemporary issues, this unique volume offers a detailed and thought-provoking view of one of the world's most populous yet least-understood nations. Chronicling the impressive economic development Indonesia has enjoyed under the 27-year leadership of President Soeharto, Adam Schwarz explores the difficult challenges that lie ahead. Using a weal ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Allen & Unwin
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Emily
Apr 02, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book provides great insights into Indonesia's New Order era, comprehensive yet provides enough detail to gain sufficient understanding. Might be better if told in sequence, but the topical chapters didn't bothered me very much. Great material to understand why Indonesia went through the path it did, but stopping short of Habibie's regime it might not help update readers about the current conditions in Indonesia, 3 presidents after, and with the upcoming election. Very good background inform ...more
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