Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture and Indo-European Culture

Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture and Indo-European Culture

By: James A. Boon (author)Hardback

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Examining representations of Balinese culture in complex contexts of Indonesia's colonial history, Hindu ritual practice as opposed to Islam, and comparative Indo-European hierarchies, Boon offers a powerful critique of doctrinal approaches to culture, religion, literature, politics, and the history of ideas and disciplines.

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  • publication date: 01/02/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780226064611
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780226064611
  • weight: 537
  • ISBN10: 0226064611

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