Book Review: S. Ann Dunham, 'Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia'
Dove, Michael R. 2010. Book Review: S. Ann Dunham, “Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia”. Anthropological Quarterly 83(2): 451-456.
6 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last revised: 2 Feb 2014
Date Written: June 19, 2013
Review of “Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia”, the post-humously published book by the late mother of President Barack Obama, S. Ann Dunham. The book is based on Dunham's dissertation fieldwork in Central Java, mostly carried out in the mid-1980s.
Keywords: Indonesia, Java, village industry, Ann Dunham, President Obama, modernization theory
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