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Norman Lewis was eighty-three years old when in 1991 he embarked on a series of three arduous journeys into the most contentious corners of Indonesia: into the extreme western edge of Sumatra, into East Timor and Irian Jaya. He never drops his guard, reporting only on what he can observe, and using his well-honed tools of irony, humour and restraint to assess the power of the ruling Javanese generals who for better or worse took over the 300-year old dominion of the exploitative Dutch colonial regime. An Empire of the East ...

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Empire of the East: Travels in Indonesia 2014, Eland Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781780601021

Paperback

An Empire of the East: Travels in Indonesia 1995, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330334075

New edition

Mass-market paperback

An Empire of the East: Travels in Indonesia 1994, Henry Holt & Company

ISBN-13: 9780805019605

American edition

Hardcover