The Newsletter 54 Summer 2010

The Indonesian Reader

Laura Noszlopy

The Indonesian Reader provides an introduction to the world’s largest archipelago. The fourth most populous country in the world, encompassing nearly 18,000 islands, Indonesia has a larger Muslim population than any other nation. This title, aimed at the traveller, student, and expert alike, includes journalists’ articles, explorers’ chronicles, photographs, poetry, stories, cartoons, drawings, letters, speeches, and more, conveying a sense of the history, culture and diversity of this extraordinary land.

Hellwig, Tineke and Eric Tagliacozzo. Eds. 2009. The Indonesia Reader. History, Culture, Politics. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 536 pages. ISBN 978 0 8223 4424 7

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