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Krause, Gregor & Karl With translated by W.E.J. Tips (). Bali: People and Art. Bangkok , first English trans. of ; pp., pp. Results 1 – 30 of Island of Bali by COVARRUBIAS, Miguel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at First published in , “Island of Bali” has come to be regarded as a classic work on the Balinese people and their civilization. Written with remarkable clarity, .

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May 02, Yudha Bestari rated it really liked it. Although many parts of it weren’t applicable to present day Bali, there were several parts that were, including the religion and ideas behind certain practices. Nominally Hindu, the culture draws as much or more from deep animist and ancestral worship and is a way of living more than an ecclesiastical order. Aug 19, Blythe rated it it was amazing. Peter rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Jul 25, elena rated it really liked it.

Island Of Bali

A must for all who wants to know more about the fascinating Balinese life and culture. One of the best books about Bali. An amazing account by a wonderful man. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Petr Chadraba rated it it was amazing May 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Erin rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Jul 16, Dianne Lange rated it really liked it.


I enjoyed this old account of Bali, written in ‘s. Rudy van der Hoeven rated it really liked it Mar 18, Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Covarrubias, to judge from covarrybias book, had an inexhaustible curiosity about things Balinese, the dances and the dancers, balu architecture of the temples, the Balinese take on Hindi gods and castes, the festivals and funeral rites, the stories and histories. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork Either way it’s a trip.

A challenging read for those unaccustomed to s ethnographic literature present company includedbut the rewards make this book a worthwhile endeavor. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This book is og yet featured on Listopia. A must for anyone going to Bali.

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Written with remarkable clarity, Covarrubias describes the geography and nature of the island, along with the history of the people, providing a thorough account of the community, family, and individual in all spheres of Balinese life. This is a marvelous book. The best book about Bali.


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Feb 01, Nick rated it really liked it. This is the book to read if you love Bali, but don’t associate yourself with the travellers who wear beer labeled singlet tops and think nasi goreng is the only edible dish and bargain so low it’s embarrassing.

Embellished by half-tone photos and 90 drawings by the author and other Balinese artists, this essential, still-relevant classic consists of twelve chapters on the Balinese people and their civilization in the s.

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Wonderful informative book with superior illustrations and photographs Read full review. Bali is rich and so magical you can actually feel the magic. Omgosh Miguel this is the detail I was after. Sep 10, Harry Chua rated it it was amazing.

Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Paperbackpages.