“… It’s seldom that history makes such wonderful reading …”—The Bali Advertiser

Welcome to the website of travel and history writer Tim Hannigan

Out now from Tuttle Publishing—A Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis

A deliciously readable canter though the history of the archipelago“—Elizabeth Pisani, author of Indonesia, Etc.

“… a highly readable and entertaining narrative that highlights the many personalities who have shaped the nation – and our perception of it…” —Lonely Planet

“A Brief History of Indonesia is an intelligent and lucidly-written piece of work that has more than enough content and drama to attract the general Asian history reader; and is the perfect companion for travellers and tourists who wish to delve deeper than their travel guide’s history section and get closer to the beating heart of this troubled yet remarkable nation…”—Asian Review of Books


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