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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The Allies had good aerial maps of the city and, apart from the initial attack,
concentrated on military targets, primarily the port and naval base at Tanjung
Perak, the oil installations around Wonokromo, and, occasionally, the industrial
estate at ...
After many bureaucratic delays, the shift was finally completed in 1893,
coinciding with closure of the outmoded naval base on Onrust Island, in the Bay
of Jakarta. Concentration of naval facilities in Surabaya made it one of the largest
This involved incorporation and complete modernization of the former naval base
as PT PAL (Pangkalan Angkutan Laut [Naval base]).1'' Here the wheel had come
full circle because the dockyard had led the city's early industrialization and ...