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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A prosperous urban economy based on foreign trade and associated services
had been sustained by decades of rapid development of plantation agriculture in
the hinterland . By contrast , the colonial capital of Batavia ( Jakarta ) was held ...
The worsening inflation and overvalued exchange rates of the 1950s and 1960s
also made it much harder for Surabaya and its hinterland to benefit from the
boom in world trade that followed the end of World War II . Yet despite this
with its hinterland and the wider world . This in turn raises the issue of
methodology . First , the hinterland itself is not a given . Just as the city ' s
economy has evolved over time , so also has the extent of the hinterland , its
productive base , and ...