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Published by Dillon Press in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English



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About the Edition

Examines the history, people, politics, culture, and major cities of Indonesia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]).

Statementby Judy Jacobs.
SeriesDiscovering our heritage
LC ClassificationsDS615 .J23 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2207028M
ISBN 100875184235
LC Control Number89029213

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This succinct work of history charts the growth of Indonesia, a remarkable nation of more than 6, inhabited islands. With lucid originality, the text incorporates more than 2 million years of history with depth and brevity—particularly focusing on Indonesia's development into a microcosm of a Cited by: 2.   "Exploring the Improbable Nation" is the subtitle of Elizabeth Pisani's Indonesia Etc. At first, I thought this ill‑advised, as I think you can make a case for all nations being improbable in. 'Threatened Island Nations highlights current legal authorities and then explains how they can be used. It aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the legal issues involved and of the legal options for the future, which can guide legal and political activities.' Janet Lewis Reinke Source: Law Library Journal. The islands of Indonesia, also known as the Indonesian Archipelago, may refer either to the islands comprising the country of Indonesia or to the geographical groups which include its islands. According to the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, of 17, officially listed islands within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, 16, island names have been verified by.

  Or, indeed, what Indonesia is, being an artificial nation, a 20th-century invention. But that’s precisely what makes it so beautiful, so irreducible, so unpredictable and full of surprises. note 1: according to Indonesia's National Coordinating Agency for Survey and Mapping, the total number of islands in the archipelago is 13,, of which are permanently inhabited (Indonesia is the world's largest country comprised solely of islands); the country straddles the equator and occupies a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Comprising o islands, Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago, and therefore it comes as no surprise that this country has innumerable island destinations to visit. From lush, green rainforests, to smouldering volcanoes, to pristine white-sand beaches, Indonesia offers everything to its visitors. Decoding a nation of 13, islands, ethnic groups and languages Indonesia - The road ahead | Books and arts | The Economist The Economist - Homepage Skip to content.