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Contribution to Book
The Indonesian Marxist Tradition
Marxism in Asia (1985)
  • Robert Cribb , The Australian National University
Abstract

Chapter examines the adaptation of Marist ideology by successive Indonesian communist thinkers. It emphasises the theoretical innovativeness of Indonesian Marxism, including a presaging of the Eurocommunist accommodation with parliamentary democracy.

Keywords
  • Indonesia,
  • Marxism,
  • communism,
  • communists,
  • Partai Komunis Indonesia,
  • PKI,
  • Aidit,
  • tradition,
  • Marxist,
  • Netherlands indies,
  • Dutch East Indies,
  • East Indies,
  • proletariat,
  • plantation workers,
  • ISDV,
  • Indies Social Democratic Association,
  • Sarekat Islam,
  • Sneevliet,
  • Lenin,
  • Theses on the National and Colonial Questions,
  • Semaun,
  • feudalism,
  • capitalism,
  • peasants,
  • peasantry,
  • land,
  • land redistribution,
  • redistribution,
  • Java,
  • colonialism,
  • revolution,
  • Netherlands-Indonesian Union,
  • decolonization,
  • West New Guinea,
  • Irian Jaya,
  • Papua,
  • Sukarno,
  • dual nature of the state,
  • Eurocommunism,
  • bureaucratic capitalists,
  • compradors,
  • Sjahrir,
  • Syahrir,
  • Islam,
  • Muslims,
  • Tan Malaka,
  • Comintern,
  • Pan-Islam,
  • Hatta,
  • marhaen,
  • NASAKOM,
  • nasakom,
  • Murba,
  • PNI,
  • Partai Nasional Indonesia,
  • Ali Sastroamijoyo,
  • Guided Democracy,
  • McVey,
  • Indonesian society and the Indonesian revolution,
  • justice,
  • social justice,
  • Lekra,
  • Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat,
  • LEKRA,
  • art,
  • art for the people,
  • art for art's sake,
  • Madilog,
  • people's war,
  • Madiun,
  • 1948,
  • Gottwald Plan,
  • Gottwald,
  • guerilla,
  • guerrilla,
  • Blitar,
  • Otokritik,
  • revisionism,
  • Amir Syarifuddin,
  • Amir Sjarifuddin,
  • Sjarifuddin,
  • Tito,
  • Tan Ling Djie,
  • Pari,
  • Partai Republik Indonesia,
  • clandestinity,
  • clandestine,
  • Musso,
  • Soerjono,
  • bloc within,
  • Dimitrov,
  • Mao Zedong,
  • Mortimer,
  • four class alliance,
  • SOBSI,
  • abangan,
  • Muslim,
  • Sufism,
  • santri,
  • Soviet Union,
  • van der Kroef,
  • Yamin,
  • Lucas,
  • Stalin,
  • Trotsky,
  • Lukman
Disciplines
Publication Date
1985
Editor
Colin Mackerras and Nick Knight
Publisher
Croom Helm
Citation Information
Robert Cribb. "The Indonesian Marxist Tradition" LondonMarxism in Asia (1985)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_cribb/6/