Legge, John David

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LEGGE, John David

LEGGE, John David. Australian, b. 1921. Genres: History, Politics/Government, Biography. Career: Lecturer, 1946-54, Sr. Lecturer, 1955-59, and Reader in History, 1960, University of Western Australia; Professor of History, 1960-78, Chairman of the Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, 1964-86, and Dean, Faculty of Arts, 1978-86, Monash University, Victoria. Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 1969-70. President, Asian Studies Association of Australia, 1976-78; Chairman Victoria State Library/Museum Buildings Advisory Committee, 1985-88; Chairman, Editorial Advisory Board, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 1985-96. Publications: (with F. Alexander and F.K. Crowley) The Origins of the Eastern Goldfields Water Scheme in Western Australia; Australian Colonial Policy, 1956; Problems of Regional Autonomy in Contemporary Indonesia, 1957; Britain in Fiji, 1858-1880, 1958; Central Authority and Regional Autonomy in Indonesia, 1961; Indonesia, 1964, 3rd ed., 1980; Sukarno: A Political Biography, 1972, 3rd ed., 2003; Intellectuals and Nationalism in Indonesia, 1988; (ed. with D. Bourchier) Indonesian Democracy: 1950s-1990s, 1994; Australian Outlook: A History of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, 1999. Address: 7 Eileen St, Armadale, VIC 3143, Australia.