From Subjects to Citizens: Balinese Villagers in the Indonesian N

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This book analyses the processes by which conservative and introverted Balinese villagers have been incorporated into the Indonesian nation-state. It explores the changing social relations of villagers in their transformation from being subjects of their local 'king' to anonymous citizens of the Republic of Indonesia. Although the national unity of Indonesia is now hotly contested, the Suharto regime was long-lived and a development success story. This book is significant because it shows how we can understand Indonesia in ...

From Subjects to Citizens: Balinese Villagers in the Indonesian N 2003, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

ISBN-13: 9788791114045

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