Christopher Scarlett


Christopher Scarlett was honorary secretary of the Anglo-Indonesian Society from 1976 and chairman from 2000. His extensive knowledge of Indonesia was acquired over many years and, as a civil engineer and expert in rural infrastructure development, he travelled widely throughout the archipelago. He was the author of 'This is Indonesia' New Holland Publishers Ltd.

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