Series 03 - Indonesia - Regions and Languages

ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This is a higher level grouping of all series whose content includes specific linguistic materials concerning various Indonesian local languages. The areas covered include the Flores Islands, Java, Irian Jaya, the Lesser Sunda Islands, Madura Island, Sumatra, Sulawesi and the Teon Island Chain. Documents include typed and handwritten notes and comparative wordlists by Capell and others, printed articles (in languages including English and Dutch) discussing the linguistics of the various languages, texts in local languages annotated with vocabulary and grammar, and maps of language distribution.

The Republic of Indonesia is located in the Malay Archipelago, the world's largest archipelago, between Indochina and Australia, between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the most populous Muslim-majority nation in the world and the fourth most populous overall. It has had free elections since the 1998 Revolution which led to the resignation of President Suharto, who came to power in 1965.

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Related Series
Sub Series

INCVOC  Indonesia - East Indonesian Archipelago and beyond to Irian Jaya

INFLOR  Indonesia - Flores Islands

INHALM  Indonesia - Halmahera, Moluccas

INCOMPV  Indonesia - Indonesian Archipelago

INIJAK  Indonesia - Irian Jaya, Aro and Kai Islands 1844 - 1864

INJAV  Indonesia - Java Island

INLSC  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands c. 1899 - c. 1930

INALOR  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands - Alor Island 1914 - 1974

INPANT  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands - Pantar Island 1973

INROTI  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands - Rote Island 1894 -

INSAWU  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands - Sawu Island c. 1973

INSTH  Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands, Timor and Halmahera

INMAD  Indonesia - Madura Island - off North East Coast of Java

INSBAT  Indonesia - North West Sumatra c. 1904

INCEL  Indonesia - Sulawesi, The Celebes

INSATJ  Indonesia - Sumatra - Atjeh Province

INCER  Indonesia - Teon Island Chain - South East of Ceram

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