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Tod Jones, Curtin University
In Culture, Power, and Authoritarianism in the Indonesian State, Tod Jones provides a critical history of cultural policy in one of the world’s most diverse nations across the tumultuous twentieth century.
Dave McRae, Lowy Institute for International Policy, Sydney
Nine years of violent conflict between Christians and Muslims in Poso from 1998-2007 elevated a previously little known district in eastern Indonesia to national and global prominence. Drawing on a decade of research, for the most part conducted while the conflict was ongoing, this book ...
Edwin de Jong
Making a Living between Crisis and Ceremonies offers an account on the practice of everyday life of the Torajan people both in the highlands of Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia) and elsewhere (Makassar, Jakarta, Maleisië).
Lydia Kieven, University of Frankfurt
This publication provides a new understanding of the religious function of the East Javanese temples. The study of the cap-figures and their symbolism yields an outstanding contribution to the uniqueness of Majapahit culture.
The art of storytelling, which has been popular for centuries in the forested Dairi district of North Sumatra, is usually considered an oral tradition.This book presents evidence that written versions of Dairi stories existed before there was contact with European culture.
Edited by Andrea Acri, Helen Creese & Arlo Griffiths
The studies included in this volume, written by experts in a wide range of disciplines, focus on disparate aspects of the Kakawin Ramayana and the constellation of cultural phenomena revolving around it, providing the reader with a key to the understanding of the rich Old Javanese textual ...
T. Otto & A. Borsboom
Developed from papers presented at the first European Colloquium on Pacific Studies this volume addresses the dynamics of contemporary Oceanic religions. In particular, the contributors investigate how indigenous populations have come to terms with the enormous impact of colonization and ...
Edited by C.M.S Hellwig & S.O. Robson
This collective volume contains articles in honour of Professor A. Teeuw.
J.D. Schmidt, University of British Columbia
In The Poet Zheng Zhen (1806-1864) and the Rise of Chinese Modernity J. D. Schmidt provides a study of one of the China's greatest poets and a major architect of Chinese modernity.
Michael John Paton, University of Sydney
In Five Classics of Fengshui Michael Paton traces the theoretical development of this form of spiritual geography through full translations of major texts: the Burial Classic of Qing Wu, Book of Burial, Yellow Emperor’s Classic of House Siting, Twenty Four Difficult Problems, and Water Dragon ...
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