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Lynda Cohen Cassanos. Mason Crest, 2005. Modern Nations of the World—Indonesia (Modern Nations of the World series). Debra A Miller. Lucent, 2005. id This wide-ranging site produced in Indonesia provides information and links, with an emphasis on children’s learning. , 9 civil war, 25 communists, 25, 27, 28, 30, 32, 35 democracy, 25, 32, 37 Dili massacre, 35 Dutch influence, 15, 18, 41 Dutch rule, 6, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 35, 40 earthquakes, 4, 5, 6, 8, 20, 40, 41, 42 East Asian Financial Crisis, 32, 36 East Timor, 7, 35, 40 ethnic groups, 5, 6 farming, 12 Fenderspiel, Howard, 32 Fontein, Jan, 16 Habibie, Jusuf, 37 Hinduism, 14 ice age, 12 independence, 8, 22, 23, 25, 35, 40, 41 Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), 25, 27, 30, 31 Indonesian Democratic Party, 37, 38 Indonesian Nationalist Party (PNI), 22 Islam, 8, 9, 14, 16, 32, 33, 40 Jakarta, 7, 10, 28, 38 Japanese rule, 8, 19, 21, 23, 25, 40 Java, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14, 16, 17, 19, 22, 41 Kalimantan, 7, 27 Konfrontasi, 27 Krakatoa, 6, 7, 20, 21 Makassar, 7, 22 Malaysia, 7, 27 Muslim extremists, 9, 10, 40 Muslims, 8, 9, 10, 14, 32, 40 New Order, 30, 32, 37, 38 oil, 10, 41 Pancasila, 25, 30, 40 Queen Juliana, 23 Ring of Fire, 8, 41 Royal Dutch Shell, 41 shariah law, 40 spice trade, 14, 15 Suharto, General, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 36, 37 Sukarno, 22, 23, 25, 27, 30, 31, 32, 38 Sukarnoputri, Megawati, 37, 38 Sumatra, 4, 5, 7, 14, 41, 42 Surabaya, 7, 19 tourism, 10, 12 Trisatki University, 38 tsunami, 4, 5, 6, 40, 41 United States, 9, 30 volcanoes, 8, 12, 17, 20 Wahid, Abdurrahman, 38 World War II, 8, 19, 21, 25 Yogyakarta, 5, 6, 7 48 What’s it like to lose your home and your family?

After weeding out pro-Sukarno officers, Suharto Scattered papers are all that remain of a PKI office that was attacked during the anticommunist violence of increased the role of the armed forces in Indonesian politics. 31 COUNTRIES IN CRISIS THE NEW ORDER TURNING A BLIND EYE No one cared, as long as they were communists that were being butchered. No one was getting very worked up about it. S. State Department official in Indonesia) on the violent overthrow of Sukarno in 1965–1966 CRACKS IN THE SYSTEM The communists were not the only ones who disapproved of the from the New Order.

Generation of young people Many demanded a return to democracy. felt that their culture and heritage And in 1997, southeast Asia were being sacrificed. It didn’t faced a major financial crisis. help that only Suharto and his Indonesia’s economy was hit associates seemed to benefit hard. Riots began to break out 32 Many young Indonesians are prepared to protest—and even die—because of their Islamic beliefs. 33 COUNTRIES IN CRISIS THE NEW ORDER 34 across the country. EAST TIMOR BACKGROUND The island of Timor is on the southeastern edge of Indonesia.

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