This monograph offers the first comprehensive history of the decolonization of the Indonesian economy, a process with a different momentum and timing from the achievement of political independence. It traces the origins of economic decolonization to the late-colonial period, covers developments during the Japanese occupation and the Indonesian Revolution as well as continued operations by Dutch enterprises in Indonesia during the 1950s. The account culminates with the takeover and nationalization of Dutch private enterprises in the late 1950s.dropped from its name, total outstanding credit rose to 115, 000 guilders in 1945 and over 600, 000 guilders in 1951, the increase in part being attributable to high inflation during the Indonesian Revolution. ... The textile industry, arising out of traditional home weaving and batik painting, began to flourish during the 1930s. It was promoted by the colonial government through the newly established Textiel Inrichting Bandoeng (Bandung Textile Institute), which in 1922 had introduced aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bridges to New Business|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2008-01-01|