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A ‘Cultural Cold War’?

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This article examines the development of the Institute of People’s Culture (Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat, Lekra) in West Java in the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing on contemporary publications, oral histories and archival documents, the article incorporates views ‘from below’ into an account of what became a vibrant cultural force. It shows how Lekra attracted a cultural elite but also wove itself into everyday life, as part of a web of organisations linked to the Indonesian Communist Party. Lekra in ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13639811.2019.1682316

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8824-9860
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Indonesia and the Malay World More from this journal
Volume:
140
Issue:
48
Pages:
97-115
Publication date:
2019-11-26
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EISSN:
1469-8382
ISSN:
1363-9811
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1076962
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uuid:fde143bc-b522-453e-8c4b-7cbbebe3ec6f
Local pid:
pubs:1076962
Source identifiers:
1076962
Deposit date:
2019-12-09

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