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Book launch. David Jenkins' "Young Soeharto: The Making of a Soldier, 1921-1945"

Public Seminar


Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, David Jenkins, Marcus Mietzner (chair)


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Wednesday, 8 September, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:30

When a reluctant President Sukarno gave Lt Gen Soeharto full executive authority in March 1966, Indonesia was a deeply divided nation, fractured along ideological, class, religious and ethnic lines. Soeharto took a country in chaos, the largest in Southeast Asia, and transformed it into one of the “Asian miracle” economies—only to leave it back on the brink of ruin when he was forced from office thirty-two years later.

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