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The Pilot Model and the Big ACE on the web

Benjamin Wells

in Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565932
eISBN:
9780191714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes software emulators for the Pilot ACE. The first known software emulator of the Pilot ACE was built in Visual BASIC by Donald Davies in the early 1990s. In spring 2001, two ... More


 Enron: Another Kind of Official Insurance

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The story of Enron's attempt to build in East Java is another power project that was the subject of an insurance claim. The importance of the story lies primarily in why the Multilateral Investment ... More


Collaborative Encounters, 1889–1892

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter continues the study of the previous chapter, following Snouck as he arrives in Batavia in 1889 and conducts fieldwork in Java and Aceh, and examining his place in both Dutch and ... More


A Teenaged Prisoner of Japan, No. 17326

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The author sets the stage of chaos and fear that pervades on the island of Java. He is 13 years old and living with his mother and brother. His father is an accountant for the colonial government and ... More


A Pivotal Year

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

By 1938, the refuge for whites being promoted by ultra-right-wing Dutchmen, especially the Vaderlandsche Club in Batavia, had faltered. The movement had stated that its goal was to form a new ... More


The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

John K. Stutterheim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to ... More


Flexing the Frame in Javanese Gamelan Music: Playfulness in a Performance of Ladrang Pangkur

R. Anderson Sutton and Roger R. Vetter

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides a study of composition and improvisation techniques in Javanese music: Javanese “Compositions” for Gamelan Ensemble: Gendhing; Ladrang Pangkur; Treatment (Garapan): Realizing ... More


Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Christina Sunardi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

In east Javanese dance traditions like Beskalan and Ngremo, musicians and dancers negotiate gender through performances where males embody femininity and females embody masculinity. This book ... More


War

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter opens with the author's experience on the morning on which the bombing of Pearl Harbour occurs, the ramifications of which have already reached his family. He finds his school confiscated ... More


Rich Forests, Poor People: Resource Control and Resistance in Java

Nancy Lee Peluso

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073777
eISBN:
9780520915534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073777.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Millions of Javanese peasants live alongside state-controlled forest lands in one of the world's most densely populated agricultural regions. Because their legal access and customary rights to the ... More


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