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Description - Suharto by R. E. Elson

General Suharto is synonymous with modern Indonesia. He became President amidst extreme social upheaval and mass violence in 1966 and retained his position until 1998, his regime known as the 'New Order'. This book provides extraordinary insights into a man who exerted enormous power and influence, who presented himself as an infallible father of the nation, yet who remained mysterious. He sought to transform Indonesia into a strong, united and economically prosperous nation-state. After half a century of influence, however, he is remembered as much for human rights abuses and corruption on an incomparable scale. As Indonesia emerges from the political numbness that characterised his era, its future seems precarious.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521773263
ISBN-10: 0521773261
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 34mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R. E. Elson

R. E. Elson is Professor in the School of Asian and International Studies at Griffith University.

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