Cars, Conduits, and Kampongs

Cars, Conduits, and Kampongs

By Cot
Book Description

Cars, Conduits and Kampongs offers a wide panorama of the modernization of Indonesian cities between 1920 and 1960. In examining the multiple responses to innovations introduced by Western colonialism, the contributors demonstrate how modernization, urbanization, and decolonization were intrinsically linked. A full text Open Access version is also available.

Table of Contents
  • Cars, Conduits, and Kampongs: The Modernization of the Indonesian City, 1920–1960
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Contributors
  • 1 Modernization of the Indonesian City, 1920–1960
  • PART 1: State Impositions and Passive Acceptance
    • 2 Call for Doctors!: Uneven Medical Provision and the Modernization of State Health Care during the Decolonization of Indonesia, 1930s–1950s
    • 3 (Post)Colonial Pipes: Urban Water Supply in Colonial and Contemporary Jakarta
    • 4 Netherlands Indies Town Planning: An Agent of Modernization (1905–1957)
  • PART 2: Partial Accommodation
    • 5 Rückert and Hoesni Thamrin: Bureaucrat and Politician in Colonial Kampong Improvement
    • 6 Kotabaru and the Housing Estate as Bulwark against the Indigenization of Colonial Java
    • 7 Public Housing in Semarang and the Modernization of Kampongs, 1930–1960
    • 8 From Autonomous Village to ‘Informal Slum’: Kampong Development and State Control in Bandung (1930–1960)
    • 9 Breaking the Boundaries: The Uniekampong and Modernization of Dock Labour in Tanjung Priok, Batavia (1917–1949)
  • PART 3: Selective Appropriation
    • 10 Moving at a Different Velocity: The Modernization of Transportation and Social Differentiation in Surabaya in the 1920s
    • 11 The Two alun-alun of Malang (1930–1960)
    • 12 The Indonesianization of the Symbols of Modernity in Plaju (Palembang), 1930s–1960s
    • 13 Chinese Cemeteries as a Symbol of Sacred Space: Control, Conflict, and Negotiation in Surabaya
  • Index
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