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A Prince in a Republic: The Life of Sultan Hamengku Buwono IX of Yogyakarta

Monfries, John

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Hamengku Buwono IX, the late Sultan of Yogyakarta Special Province, is revered by Indonesians as one of the great founders of the modern Indonesian state. He leaves a positive but in some ways ambiguous legacy in political terms. His most conspicuous achievement was the survival of hereditary Yoqyakartan kingship, and he provided rare stability and continuity in Indonesia's highly fractured modern history. Under the New Order, Hamengku Buwono also helped to launch the Indonesian economy on a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30814

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