Surabaya, City of Work: A Socioeconomic History, 1900-2000
Ohio University Press, 2002 - 541 halaman
Surabaya is Indonesia's second largest city but is not well known to the outside world. Yet in 1900, Surabaya was a bigger city than Jakarta and one of the main commercial centers of Asia. Collapse of sugar exports during the 1930s depression, followed by the Japanese occupation, revolution, and independence, brought on a long period of stagnation and retreat from the international economy. Not until the export boom of the 1990s did Surabaya regain prominence as Southeast Asia's leading non-capital-city industrial area.
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retaliated by opening the sluices just below Mojokerto at Mlirip and flooding
much of the delta between the Brantas and the Porong Rivers ( ARA , MK 2 . 10 .
14 , 3531 ) . This defeated the Dutch objective of securing the rice harvest and
led on ...
branch ran southward through Sidoarjo , toward Pasuruan and Malang ; the other
ran southwest , toward Mojokerto , along both banks of the Brantas River — some
of these plants later caused bad water pollution ( chap . 4 ) . These ribbons ...
However , although this encompassed most of the immediate hinterland of
Surabaya , the inclusion of Bangkalan ( Madura ) , Lamongan , and Mojokerto
defined a region rather than a contiguous city and merely complicated planning