History of Modern Indonesia (ASNS2661)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines the history of Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, emphasizing the interaction between Islam, nationalism and democracy. The unit traces these forces impact on the formation of modern Indonesia from the late nineteenth century, highlighting the experience and legacy of colonialism, the independence struggle, and the rise and fall of military rule. Particular attention is given to changing notions of national identity, debates about the place of Islam in the polity and authoritarianism and democratisation.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x 2000wd essay (45%), 1x 2hr exam (45%), tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies)

Prohibitions

INMS2901, ASNS2401

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