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dc.contributor.author Kwa, Chong Guan
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-05T09:32:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-05T09:32:32Z
dc.date.copyright 2006
dc.date.issued 2009-02-05T09:32:32Z
dc.identifier.citation Kwa, C. G. (2006). Rewriting Indonesian history : the future in Indonesia's past. (RSIS Working Paper, No. 113). Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/4408
dc.description.abstract "Indonesians have in the midst of all their political crises since 1945 explicitly looked back into their past for rationalizations of their present and more critically, redefine a "golden era" from which they can chart anew paths into their future. This paper examines the different challenges to the New Order version of Indonesian history and rewriting of that history for Indonesia's future. Specifically, the paper looks at the rewriting of Indonesian history (1) for the restructuring of the state and its Constitution for a more egalitarian and democratic future, (3) that reviews the swing of the pendulum in Jakarta's control of the provinces and justifies the devolution of power and decentralization of administration to the provinces, (2) which reviews the contribution of the Indonesian Armed Forces to the making of Indonesia's past and justification of its future role, (3) that acknowledges a greater role for Islam in Indonesia's past and its future."
dc.format.extent 36 p.
dc.relation.ispartofseries RSIS Working Papers ; 113/06
dc.rights Nanyang Technological University
dc.subject DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::Political institutions::Asia
dc.title Rewriting Indonesian history : the future in Indonesia's past
dc.type Working Paper
dc.contributor.school S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

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