Four Reviews of Ben Bland’s “Man of Contradictions”

Ben Bland‘s new biography of Indonesian president Joko Widodo has attracted a wide range of interest from scholars of Indonesian politics and society. Titled Man of Contradictions, the book is the first English-language biography of Indonesia’s seventh president.

A number of reviews have recently been published by Indonesians and Indonesianists, including one by me. Here are some of the most notable ones:

These are all worth a read, as they are interesting to compare. So, too, is the book itself.

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