• Title: Bandung 1955: Little Histories
  • Author: Antonia Finnane
  • ISBN: 9781876924737
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bandung Little Histories The Bandung Conference held in Bandung Indonesia was one of the great political events of the s Its glittering array of international stars including Sukarno Nehru and Zhou Enlai ensured head
    The Bandung Conference, held in Bandung, Indonesia, was one of the great political events of the 1950s Its glittering array of international stars including Sukarno, Nehru, and Zhou Enlai ensured headlines in newspapers around the world More than half a century after the first great gathering of heads of independent Asian and African countries, this book presents somThe Bandung Conference, held in Bandung, Indonesia, was one of the great political events of the 1950s Its glittering array of international stars including Sukarno, Nehru, and Zhou Enlai ensured headlines in newspapers around the world More than half a century after the first great gathering of heads of independent Asian and African countries, this book presents some new and unusual perspectives on the history of the conference Focusing on under researched individuals, countries, and themes Lebanon s Charles Malik, Egypt s Gamal Abdel Nasser, Japanese intellectuals, Burmese socialists, Australian politicians the book reflects the historical depth and repercussions of the conference It brings fresh insights into an historic gathering that was once dismissed as a matter of words, words, words, and it shows why the spirit of Bandung remains a term full of significance, particularly in Asian countries

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