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Anthropological Romance of Bali 1597-1972 Dynamic Perspectives in Marriage and Caste, Politics and Religion

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ISBN-10: 0521292263

ISBN-13: 9780521292269

Edition: N/A

Authors: James A. Boon

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This book is the first thorough study of Balinese social and cultural dynamics.
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/30/1977
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Map of Bali
Introduction: Beyond epic
Temporal Perspectives
Bali-tje: a discursive history of the earlier ethnology (post 1597)
Balipedia: concerted documentation (1880s-1920s)
Baliology: twentieth-century systems (1920s-1950s)
Bali now: an indigenous retrospect (pre-1906 to post-1971)
Social and Cultural Dynamics
The social matrix in place
The meaning of marriage and descent
Caste in retroflexion
Situational hierarchy
Images in action
Conclusion: the end of romance?