The Balinese

The Balinese

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This study of the complex Balinese culture examines Balinese concepts of personhood and society; the integration of art into every aspect of Balinese life; the effects of the Guen Revolution on Balinese agriculture; the ecological role of their water temples in an age-old system of inigrate rice terraces; and the ethnohistory of Bali, including both colonial and Balinese views. The book is organized around four different periods of fieldwork and includes an appendix of available films and videos on the Balinese.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 7.62mm | 226.8g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155002406
  • 9780155002401
  • 1,579,729

Table of contents

Four Questions, Four Journeys. Beginning Fieldwork. Art and Everyday Life. The Goddess and the Green Revolution. Bali and the West.
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