This volume honours, and reflects on, the life and work of the Australian Indonesianist, Charles A Coppel. His interests - reflected in this volume - are broad, ranging from history, politics, legal issues, and violence against the Chinese, through to culture and religion. The chapters in the volume, contributed by scholars from Australia, Indonesia, Europe, and Singapore, also all reflect a theme, inspired by Charles Coppels expression, remembering, distorting, forgetting, by which he drew attention to misrepresentations of the Chinese, seeking to locate the realities behind the myths that form the basis for the racism and xenophobia the Chinese have often experienced in Indonesia.
Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Number of pages: 215