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history of Indonesia

J. B. Robertson

history of Indonesia

by J. B. Robertson

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in Melbourne, London [etc.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia
    • Subjects:
    • Indonesia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. B. Robertson and J. Spruyt.
      ContributionsSpruyt, J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS634 .R6 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination258 p.
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5581771M
      LC Control Number67097087

      A Short History of Indonesia: The Unlikely Nation? Synopsis "A readable, well-informed and comprehensive history of Indonesia and its peoples, from ancient origins to the present day. A new title in the Short Histories of Asia Series, edited by Milton Osborne." and indicates the ways in which it will be used in the book. This is. History Brief History. In the 14th century, the first Catholic mission that reached Indonesia was led by Italian Franciscan friar his book "Travels of Friar Odoric of Pordenone", he visited several places in today's Indonesia: Sumatra, Java, and Banjarmasin in Borneo, between – He was sent by the Pope to launch a mission into the Asian interiors.

      The first Europeans arrived in Indonesia in , when Portuguese traders, led by Francisco Serrão, sought to monopolize the sources of nutmeg, cloves, and cubeb pepper in . Indonesian literatures, the poetry and prose writings in Javanese, Malay, Sundanese, and other languages of the peoples of Indonesia. They include works orally transmitted and then preserved in written form by the Indonesian peoples, oral literature, and the modern literatures that began to emerge.

        To celebrate National Book Day, which falls on heres our picks of Indonesian books (also available in English) that you should add to your reading list—if you havent already. Prehistoric Indonesia is a prehistoric period in the Indonesian archipelago that spanned from the Pleistocene period to about the 4th century CE when the Kutai people produced the earliest known stone inscriptions in Indonesia. Unlike the clear distinction between prehistoric and historical periods in Europe and the Middle East, the division is muddled in Indonesia.


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