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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Bali: The Legendary Isle
Bali: The Legendary Isle
by Patrick R. Booz
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The tropical island of Bali is a place of extraordinary beautyand#8212;and even more extraordinary people. Terraced rice paddies climb up the steep slopes of misty volcanoes like steps reaching to the skyand#8212;and waving palms are silhouetted against... (read more)

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History
Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History
by Giles Milton
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The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago--remote, tranquil, and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of... (read more)

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Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo (Vintage Departures)
Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo (Vintage Departures)
by Eric Hansen
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Eric Hansen was the first westerner ever to walk across the island of Borneo. Completely cut off from the outside world for seven months, he traveled nearly 1,500 miles with small bands of nomadic hunters known as Penan. Beneath the rain forest canopy... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Nathaniels Nutmeg How One Mans Courage
Nathaniels Nutmeg How One Mans Courage
by Giles Milton
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The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago -- remote, tranquil and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of... (read more)

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A Short History of Bali: Indonesia's Hindu Realm (Short History of Asia Series)
A Short History of Bali: Indonesia's Hindu Realm (Short History of Asia Series)
by Robert Pringle
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Covering the history of Bali from before the Bronze Age to the presidency of Megawati Sukarnoputri, this examination highlights the ethnic dynamics of the island and its place in modern Indonesia. Included is an analysis of the arrival of Indian culture,... (read more)

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A House in Bali
A House in Bali
by Colin Mcphee
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andlt;bandgt;This classic book tells the story of Balinese culture through a history of it's music.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;A House in Baliandlt;/iandgt; remains one of the most enchanting books ever written about the fabled... (read more)

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir
The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir
by Lucy Lum
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With a fresh and powerful voice, Lum breaks the long silence of the Singaporean Chinese who, during the 1940s, lived under the specter of the invading Japanese. Heartbreaking and ultimately triumphant, it speaks of the softly-spoken, redemptive love... (read more)

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A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1300
A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1300
by M C Ricklefs
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In this second edition, all parts of the book have been revised and sections added wherever new research has required this, greater attention has been given to economic issues, and two new chapters have been written on the period since 1965. The... (read more)

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No Concessions: The Life of Yap Thiam Hien, Indonesian Human Rights Lawyer (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies)
No Concessions: The Life of Yap Thiam Hien, Indonesian Human Rights Lawyer (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies)
by Daniel S Lev
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New in paperback Human rights lawyer Yap Thiam Hien's (1913-1989) ethnic Chinese roots spurred him to become a courageous defender of the rights of all oppressed Indonesians. In No Concessions, Yap's fascinating story brings modern Indonesian history to... (read more)

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New Criminal Type in Jakarta-P
New Criminal Type in Jakarta-P
by James T Siegel
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In A New Criminal Type in Jakarta, James T. Siegel studies the dependence of Indonesia’s post-1965 government on the ubiquitous presence of what he calls criminality, an ensemble of imagined forces within its society that is poised to tear it apart.... (read more)

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Indonesia in Transition: Social Dimensions of the Reformasi and the Economic Crisis (Indonesia Assessment Series)
Indonesia in Transition: Social Dimensions of the Reformasi and the Economic Crisis (Indonesia Assessment Series)
by Chris Manning
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Indonesia enters the new millennium at a time of transition. It has experienced several crises--in particular the economic crisis of 1997-98, a severe intensification of its environmental degradation, and more recently the East Timor crisis, the ongoing... (read more)

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Borneo Log: The Struggle for Sarawak's Forests
Borneo Log: The Struggle for Sarawak's Forests
by William Bevis
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After a year as exchange professor at a Tokyo university, William Bevis spent part of the next year traveling in Sarawak, a Malaysian state located on the northern part of the island of Borneo. About the size of New York, it has a population of 1.7... (read more)

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Distant Voices
Distant Voices
by John Pilger
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Published to coincide with a John Pilger television documentary on Indonesia's genocidal policies in East Timor, this expanded edition of his bestselling book contains all the original essays, together with new material, the centrepiece of which is... (read more)

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Theater and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore
Theater and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore
by William Peterson
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Explores the vibrant relationships between theatre, cultural politics and social attitudes in a country whose history has many lessons for Western scholars.... (read more)

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Indonesia: Peoples and Histories
Indonesia: Peoples and Histories
by Jean Gelman Taylor
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Indonesia, the worlds largest Muslim nation, is now in the midst of dramatic upheaval. This history of Indonesia provides an overview from the prehistoric period to the present and explores the connections between the nations many communities and the... (read more)

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The Little Red Dot: Reflections by Singapore's Diplomats
The Little Red Dot: Reflections by Singapore's Diplomats
by Tommy Koh
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2005 is the 40th anniversary of Singapore's independence. This collection of essays by Singapore's past and present diplomats tells the remarkable story of how this small and vulnerable country has become a stable, prosperous and respected member of the... (read more)

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East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance
East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance
by Constancio Pinto
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Until the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two East Timorese activists, few had heard of East Timor or of its struggle for independence from Indonesia. Here, Constancio Pinto, a colleague of the two Nobel Peace Prize winners, and Matthew Jardine, a... (read more)

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