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By Christopher Silver

In this e-book, the 1st at the making plans background of Jarkarta, capable professional Christopher Silver describes how making plans has formed city improvement in Southeast Asia, and particularly how its biggest urban, Jakarta, Indonesia, was once remodeled from a colonial capital of roughly 150,000 in 1900 to a megacity of 12–13 million population in 2000.

Placing the city's making plans background inside of neighborhood, nationwide and foreign contexts, exploring not just the formal making plans activities, yet how making plans was once formed by way of broader political, monetary, social and cultural components in Indonesia’s improvement, this publication is a superb source for teachers, scholars and pros taken with city making plans, heritage and geography in addition to different parties.

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138–140. As cited in McGee (1967), p. 99. See Brunner (1961), p. 513. See Murphey (1957). See Chapter 3 for a discussion of Sukarno’s plan. Geertz (1963), pp. 24–96. Tadie (2002). McGee (1967), p. 130. See also Ford (1993), p. 377. Evers and Korff (2000), pp. 148 (including note 84). 151. McGee (1967), pp. 136–138. , p. 140. , p. 141. Cited in Evers and Korff (2000), p. 173. Evers and Korff (2000), pp. 174, 181. Yeung (1985), p. 50. , pp. 56–57. McCloud (1995), p. 152. 36 Planning the Megacity Chapter Two Fashioning the Colonial Capital City, 1900–1940 Batavia, as Jakarta was called under colonial rule, was the first foothold of the Dutch in the East Indies in the seventeenth century.

56–57. McCloud (1995), p. 152. 36 Planning the Megacity Chapter Two Fashioning the Colonial Capital City, 1900–1940 Batavia, as Jakarta was called under colonial rule, was the first foothold of the Dutch in the East Indies in the seventeenth century. Nearly 300 years of colonization and occupation produced only modest changes in the landscape of the original settlement. Only after 1900 did the Dutch begin to treat Batavia with the dignity and determination befitting their colonial capital city and by far the region’s most important commercial centre.

Nearly 300 years of colonization and occupation produced only modest changes in the landscape of the original settlement. Only after 1900 did the Dutch begin to treat Batavia with the dignity and determination befitting their colonial capital city and by far the region’s most important commercial centre. The period from 1900 through the 1930s witnessed, according to Lindblad, the ‘political integration of Java and the Outer Islands into a single colonial polity’ with Batavia positioned administratively and economically at the head of the regime.

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