Oxford University Press, Singapore [et al], 1987, ISBN:0195826884: 1987
ABEYASEKERE, Susan. Jakarta : A History
. Singapore [et al] : Oxford University Press, 1987. Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(3),-280,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated grey paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, orange, pale yellow, white and black.
"This study of Jakarta presents the first general history of the city. It follows two main themes. One is the clash between dream and reality. For nearly 400 years, governments have wanted Jakarta to be the show-piece for their policies in the Indonesian archipelago. From 1619 until 1949, the Dutch saw the city as a Eu... View More...