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Shades of Grey: A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965-1998 #2020

Shades of Grey A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia FOR MORE THAN THREE DECADES Soeharto reigned as the most powerful man in Indonesia President father figure and infallible leader to millions That span of the country s history has remained largely o

  • Title: Shades of Grey: A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965-1998
  • Author: Jusuf Wanandi
  • ISBN: 9789793780924
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Paperback
  • Shades of Grey: A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965-1998 By Jusuf Wanandi, FOR MORE THAN THREE DECADES, Soeharto reigned as the most powerful man in Indonesia President, father figure and infallible leader to millions That span of the country s history has remained largely opaque to the public, with confusion and vagaries obscuring the inner workings of his regime In Shades of Grey A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965 1998, longtimeFOR MORE THAN THREE DECADES, Soeharto reigned as the most powerful man in Indonesia President, father figure and infallible leader to millions That span of the country s history has remained largely opaque to the public, with confusion and vagaries obscuring the inner workings of his regime In Shades of Grey A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965 1998, longtime political insider Jusuf Wanandi, who worked closely with the President s top advisors for decades, sheds light on the indecipherable dark of this period From the day of the 1965 coup to the invasion of East Timor to Soeharto s complex relationships with China, the communist party and Islamic activists, Wanandi draws on behind the scenes knowledge and lifelong experience to illuminate some of the most dramatic and less understood elements of Indonesian history Both history scholars and political novices will learn much from this book, gaining greater comprehension of how Indonesia came to be what it is today, as well as coming to understand one of modern history s largest political personalities As the title suggests, nothing in this deeply layered story is black and white, no truths absolute in the violent and passionate tale of Indonesia s journey toward full democracy, but Wanandi offers perhaps the most comprehensive and nuanced explanation to date Though no history can tell all sides of a story, Shades of Grey colored by Wanandi s thoughtful voice, as well as humanizing anecdotes about great figures paints a rich picture of a fascinating time, a picture that is sure to provoke debate and introspection for years to come.ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jusuf Wanandi 1937 , a native of Sawahlunto, West Sumatra, is a lawyer by training and an activist by calling He co founded the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in 1971 and amongst his many other responsibilities and appointments he currently serves as President Director of The Jakarta Post and Chairman of Prasetiya Mulya Business School He lives in Jakarta with his wife and family This is his third book.

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    1 thought on “Shades of Grey: A Political Memoir of Modern Indonesia 1965-1998

    1. An insider s point of view on the evolution of modern Indonesia I wouldn t recommend it unless you have at least a fair baseline of knowledge, however.

    2. Orde Baru yang penuh gejolak diceritakan disini Buku pengungkapan tabir orde baru versi Jusuf Wanandi dan CSIS review lengkap menyusul

    3. Jusuf Wanandi tells his story from being a street activist to being Suharto s adviser during New Order Indonesia.This political memoir documents his encounters with various prominent political figures in Suharto s Indonesia, but perhaps the most interesting parts are his commentaries on events that happened during Suharto s leadership, both domestic and international These commentaries serve to fill in some historical gaps which I have encountered during my research on Indonesia, especially when [...]

    4. Good for in depth reading on Indonesia s domestic readingI love the pArt where Mahathir misinterpreted suharto s wordhaha

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