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 Socioeconomic History, 1900-2000 Howard W. Dick, Senior Lecturer
Department of Economics Howard Dick. Preface The city is the frontier of modern
Asian society . Aggressive urban skylines stake the claim . By the mid - 1990s
10 ) , though now supplemented by a modern , five - story office block . It thereby
established a commanding physical presence , just across the river from the
Resident ' s mansion . The Great Port Debate Because Surabaya ' s raison d '
The European façade of Surabaya , which was concentrated along a very narrow
corridor , therefore looked outstandingly modern , which was a great source of
pride to its Dutch citizens . The governor of East Java could boast that Surabaya ...