History in uniform : military ideology and the construction of Indonesia's past

McGregor, Katharine E

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  • Creator Katharine E. McGregor
  • Format Books
  • Publication [Canberra] : Asian Studies Association of Australia ; Honolulu : In association with University of Hawai'i Press, [2007] ©2007
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  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 330 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 0824831535, 9780824831530
  • OCLC ocm71189820


  • First published: Singapore : NUS Press--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-318) and index.


  • Introduction: analysing constructions of Indonesia's past -- History in the services of an authoritarian regime -- Nugroho Notosusanto and the beginnings of the Armed Forces History Centre -- History in defence of the New Order regime -- Consolidating military unity -- Promoting the military and dual function to civilians -- Establishing a military tradition and on-going threats to the nation -- Afterword: the militarisation of the Indonesian past
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