Sep 26, 2021 Last Updated 4:59 AM, Sep 20, 2021

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Harrowing and healing

The Healing of Bali, a documentary produced and directed by John Darling, (video, 50 minutes), Taman Sari Productions, 2003.

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Review: This book is a useful contribution to a very small body of scholarly work in English on Indonesian literature.

Pam Allen

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Review: Goenawan's essays investigate the meaning of difference in many forms

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Generation 98

Djenar Maesa Ayu – one of Indonesia’s exciting new female authors

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Review: Toraja comes alive in this book through the detailed descriptions and interlinking of political, social, economic, and religious processes.

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Review: This book is an important and timely discussion of how nation, belonging, same-gender/same-sex identity and desire as well as geography all intersect in Indonesia

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Review: This book provides readers with an alternative history of Indonesia

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Review: A History of Modern Indonesia is written in eloquent prose and contains fascinating information on different eras of Indonesian history.

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A lost generation

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Rethinking development

Aug 11, 2021 - VENANSIUS HARYANTO

Farmers work a potato farm near a geothermal plant on the Dieng Plateau, on the Indonesian island of Java / Raditya Mahendra Yasa via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

A deadly accident at a geothermal power plant in North Sumatra in January 2021 has galvanised local indigenous community-led opposition to a similar planned development on Flores Island

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