“This substantial dictionary continues to be the most authoritative and comprehensive Indonesian dictionary available. Libraries supporting Asian studies, international business, and international travel will want to have this resource on hand for their patrons.”
American Reference Books Annual (Review of the Second Edition)
“Unquestionably the most authoritative and substantial Indonesian-English dictionary yet published, an essential reference for libraries, institutions, business people, teachers, academics, and senior students and scholars of Indonesian.”
Bill Dalton, Toku Buku
“If a library has only one Indonesian-English reference book, this should be it.… Highly recommended.”
Choice (Review of the First Edition)
“One can only guess at the effort which has gone into this magnum opus…this massive new contribution to Indonesian lexicography.... There is not space to discuss all the many features of this dictionary.... The book, besides being massive, is beautifully produced and reflects credit on the Ohio University Press and the American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce as well as the compilers.”
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (review of the First Edition)
This second edition of A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary brings the highly successful first edition up to date with hundreds of new entries in business, law, and finance, as well as specialized terminology in the fields of technology, engineering, mining, and construction.
Based on five years of research, including input from users, this new edition offers readers the most current information on names of political parties, acronyms for government offices, Islamic terms, colloquial pronunciations, and abbreviated forms used in blogs and e-mail. As with the original edition, the dictionary is designed to be as user-friendly as possible. Root words, meanings, proverbs, idioms, compounds that begin with the root word, and derivatives are given. Thousands of sample sentences from primary sources illustrate meaning and usage; no sentences are invented, ensuring complete authenticity and reliability. The new edition, accompanied by a CD-ROM, is essential for reference libraries, as well as students and scholars of Indonesian.
Born and raised in New York City, Alan M. Stevens has been traveling to Indonesia to do research and to work since 1960. He is the author of articles on the Indonesian lexicon and on phonology, a book on Madurese grammar, and articles on Madurese phonology. He is coauthor of A Contemporary Indonesian-English Dictionary. He is a professor of linguistics at Queens College, City University of New York.
The late A. Ed. Schmidgall-Tellings was a freelance translator and author of many books and articles on the Indonesian language.
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Realizing the Dream of R. A. Kartini: Her Sisters’ Letters from Colonial Java presents a unique collection of documents reflecting the lives, attitudes, and politics of four Javanese women in the early twentieth century. Joost J. Coté translates the correspondence between Raden Ajeng Kartini, Indonesia’s first feminist, and her sisters, revealing for the first time her sisters’ contributions in defining and carrying out her ideals.
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By Hiroyoshi Kano
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An outstanding advanced text intended to complement and supplement Indonesian language materials now available. The author takes the student through a series of original essays and previously published material on a variety of subjects, not merely explaining grammatical and vocabulary matters, but offering detailed discussions of nuances, alternative meanings, synonyms and antonyms.