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This book is a closely-observed anthropological study of life in two small Javanese towns and, at the same time, it attempts a general analysis on sociological lines of some key characteristics of contemporary Javanese society. In particular, the author's examination of the manner in which a pre-existing authoritarian system is being adapted to republican institutions grounded in democratic ideas helps us to understand many of Indonesia's present-day social and political problems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845200060
ISBN-10: 1845200063
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1969
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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