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Edited by Roger Tol, Kees van Dijk & Greg Acciaioli
Stereotypes of the Bugis, Makassarese and other peoples of South Sulawesi are widespread and often at variance with each other. The inhabitants are depicted as intrepid seafarers, wily migrants, feudal lords and vassals, democratic lovers of freedom, fanatical Muslims, worshippers of regalia, ...
Andrea Katalin Molnar
Grandchildren of the Gaíe Ancestors focuses on the social organization, cosmology and ritual system of Hoga Sara society on the island of Flores. The first anthropological account of this eastern Indonesian people, this study challenges the classical models of descent and alliance by ...
This book is a remarkable study of a contemporary Javanese millenarian community based on a careful and nuanced exposition of the ideas of this community and its leader, Embah Wali, who looked to the coming of the Just King (Ratu Adil) in the person of the Sultan of Yogya. In the Blitar region ...
This book is the first comprehensive study of the practice of kekawin composition in Bali. Based on field research and a diverse range of palm leaf texts, it explores Balinese perceptions of kekawin composition and demonstrates the nexus between religion and the writing of these poems. Like ...
Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Wells College, Aurora, NY
Most people believe that gradual reforms are better than revolutions. But developing countries are experiencing tension by the spread of communication technology and global liberalization of the market. Scholars from different countries examine the reforms, the tensions, and the needs.
Edited by Wil Arts, Tilburg University, the Netherlands and Loek Halma,n Tilburg University
A variety of contemporary social phenomena that are no longer limited to national borders but that are of a global order are assumed to be related with characteristics of the nation states. This is tested empirically using the qualitative tools of mainstream sociology.
Edited by Vera Gowlland-Debbas; assisted by Hassiba Hadj-Sahraoui and Nobuo Hayashi
This book focuses on the impact of social change on the rules relating to the forms and procedures of treaty-making, but inevitably also comes to focus on the content of the norms themselves, where, as in human rights and the environment, they have had an impact on the form and procedure of the ...
Edited by Gwyn Prins and Hylke Tromp
Chi Young Pak
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