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Employment Generation in Asian Agriculture

then adopts the view that Islam had already been 'modernising' Indonesia. The meaning of this notion is unclear (except to form the basis of a particular patriotic myth). And of course 'modernisation' is itself a concept that has no place in Caldwell's overall approach. The chapter on the Indonesian Revolution is rather orthodox and the section on the Sukarno period, despite its wealth of detail, does not fundamentally provide a new perspective.

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