TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies, with ISSN 2085-0980, was firstly published on October 28, 2009. For period 2012 to 2017, the TAWARIKH journal has been accredited by Ditjendikti Kemdikbud RI (Directorate-General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia). Since issue of October 2014, the TAWARIKH journal has been organized by the Lecturers of History Department FIB UNHAS (Faculty of Humanities, Hasanuddin University) in Makassar; and published by Minda Masagi Press in Bandung, Indonesia

Inggit Garnasih, Soekarno and the Age of Motion in Indonesia

Author: Andi Suwirta

ABSTRACT: It seemed relevant to discuss the role and figure of strong, tough and faithful woman in accompanying his husband's struggle to realize his social aspiration. Such a woman figure was Inggit Garnasih, Soekarno's wife since the period of national movement in Indonesia (1923-1943). In this context, it seemed relevant talking about the services of Inggit Garnasih not based on herself but according to other's acknowledgement closely related with her. The other whom I meant was Soekarno, as her husband, as had been stated in his autobiography and other reviewer of Soeakrno's biography, especially when it was related to his relationship with Inggit Garnasih. However, Inggit Garnasih did not only encourage her husband to complete his study in THS Bandung but she was also faithful to accompany her husband - in happiness and sorrow - in national movement struggle. Finally, one of statements for reflecting here is that the Republic of Indonesia's government should give fair honor to Inggit Garnasih for her services in the age of motion in Indonesia with Soekarno's idependence struggle.

KEY WORDS: Inggit Garnasih's roles, Soekarno's struggle, the age of motion, and Indonesia's independent.

 About the Author:

Andi Suwirta, M.Hum. is a Lecturer at the Department of History Education, Faculty of Social Studies Education UPI (Indonesia University of Education) in Bandung; and Editor-in-Chief of EDUCARE: International Journal for Educational Studies in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. He can be reached at: andisuwirta@yahoo.com or atriwusidna@gmail.com

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