Stories About ‘History’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘History’.

Literature Lack Lament

Friday, July 9th, 2010, by . 63 Comments

Why does Indonesia inspire so little quality literature, except novels about sexy bar girls?


Raymond Westerling

Friday, May 21st, 2010, by . 59 Comments

Captain Westerling, hero against Javanese imperialism or villain of its Dutch counterpart.


Free Stuff in Indonesia

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, by . 4 Comments

The many low-cost or free tourist attractions in the cities of Jakarta and Surabaya.


A Shadow Falls

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, by . 31 Comments

A Shadow FallsMystics and Islamists battle it out in a Javanese village, Andrew Beatty's "A Shadow Falls".


Human Genome Project, Asia

Friday, January 8th, 2010, by . 9 Comments

East Asians are all one big happy family historically, from south east Asia not China.


Proscribed Books

Monday, December 28th, 2009, by . 59 Comments

Latest book bannings from the Attorney General's Office, revisionist history and religious pluralism.


Balibo Movie & Gatot Purwanto

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009, by . 43 Comments

The banning of "Balibo" the movie, screenings of it in Jakarta, and talkative Colonel Gatot Purwanto.


Reading More About Indonesia

Monday, November 9th, 2009, by . 8 Comments

Indonesia ReaderA review of "The Indonesia Reader", an anthology of Indonesian history, culture and politics.


Timor Tour of Duty

Monday, November 2nd, 2009, by . 99 Comments

A newly released film on East Timor in 1999 opens old wounds between Indonesia and Australia.


Film Merah Putih

Monday, August 24th, 2009, by . 107 Comments

Review of film Merah Putih, evil colonialists & brave patriots.


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