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Charles Coppel: The accidental provocateur

  • Aimee Dawis


Jakarta | Tue, November 3 2009 | 10:33 am
Charles Coppel: The accidental provocateur

PREMIUM JP/Wendra AjistyatamaCharles Coppel never intended to become one of the world’s leading experts on Chinese Indonesians. At first, he had his heart set on becoming a diplomat and learning about different cultures and languages.An avid student of Greek, Italian and French, the Australian dutifully enrolled in law following the advice of his father’s friend who had helped establish the Australian...