Shared Hopes, Separate Fears: Fifty Years Of U.s.-indonesian Relations, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Shared Hopes, Separate Fears

Fifty Years Of U.s.-indonesian Relations, 1st Edition

By Paul F Gardner


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This book traces the often tumultuous history of U.S-Indonesian relations as experienced by those who witnessed it in the making. Incorporating the perspectives of participants from both nations, Paul Gardner focuses on a number of key phases in the relationship: the U.S. role in Indonesia's struggle for independence; the strains of the Cold War er

Table of Contents

1 First Encounters, 2 Tests of Trust and Resolve, 3 Between Friends Who Are Enemies, 4 Insurrection, Invasion, and Independence, 5 Indonesian Unity and the Cold War, 6 The Dulles Brothers and Sukarno, 7 A Costly "Covert" Operation, 8 Kennedy, Johnson, and Sukarno's "Continuing Revolution", 9 The Brink of Chaos, 10 Entering a New Order and a New Relationship, 11Different Routes to Common Goals

About the Author

Paul F. Gardner, a retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer, lived in Indonesia for nearly ten years. In a previous book, he compared Indonesia's and Melanesia's adaptation to the free market system.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies