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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.

The year that never ended

Oral histories of 1965

The Politics of Power

Denise Leith makes a significant contribution to the debate surrounding the Freeport mine

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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

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.

Ubud writers festival

New Indonesian writers receive international exposure.

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Review: Opposing Suharto

Water, land, and Suharto

Review: Both books illustrate the way the Suharto family exploited Indonesia

History, horror and homelands

History with the right and left brain

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Reshaping masculine cultures of terrorism

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Former members of terror networks are focussing on masculinity’s role in encouraging violent extremism in Indonesia

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