Tan Malaka's Naar de 'Republiek Indonesia'

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About the author:
Geoffrey C. Gunn is the author of a number of cognate works on revolution in Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. He has held teaching positions in schools and universities in Australia, Laos, Libya, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Japan (Nagasaki) and, Macau, China. In 2000, he served in the United Nations mission in East Timor, returning in 2003 as an adviser to the Timor-Leste "Truth Commission."

He first visited Indonesia in 1967, then a student of Indonesian history and language at Melbourne University, Australia. Further detail on the life and times of Tan Malaka is examined in the author's Singapore and the Asian Revolutions (Macau, 2008). He is also the author of a work on Brunei-Malay language, namely, Language, Power and Ideology in Brunei Darussalam (Ohio University Press, 1987). His most recent work is Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).

Tan Malaka's Naar de 'Republiek Indonesia'
 

A Translation and Commentary

Authored by Geoffrey C Gunn
Edition: 1

"TAN MALAKA'S NAAR DE 'REPUBLIEK INDONESIA' - A Trans- lation and Commentary" is a reprint of a book of the same title that was published in Japan in 1996.

This book is to 're- patriate' a work from China-Japan to Indonesia. The objective is for younger generation of Indonesians who had lived under the dictatorship of Suharto to be able to read history of their own nation objectively.

We hope that this book will restore the figure of Tan Malaka to his deserved position at the center of debates on modern Indonesian history.


Publication Date:
2015-10-27
ISBN/EAN13:
6027005882 / 9786027005884
Page Count:
190
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / Revolutionary




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