Very Good. Item #7717
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; xii + 490pp, including index. Four maps printed within text. Ocean blue linen with gold lettering on spine and front panel. Spine darkened; some nibbling (?) at spine foot; minimal wear at spine crown. Panel corners and edges politely worn. Textblock unmarred and unmarked apart from previous owner's signature on front free endpaper.
Political scientist and geo-political scholar Kahin (1918-2000) was one of America's leading scholars on Indonesia, a vocal opponent, interestingly, of the Vietnam War, and an initial supporter, perturbingly, of the Khmer Rouge. This volume is a pillar of modern Indonesian studies.