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andlt;bandgt;The Island of Baliand#8212;a true paradise is explored in this classic travelogue.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;From the artists and writers of the 1930s to the Eat, Pray, Love tours so popular today, Bali has drawn hoards of foreign visitors and transplants to its shores. What makes Bali so special, and how has it managed to preserve its identity despite a century of intense pressure from the outside world?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bali: A Paradise Createdandlt;/iandgt; bridges the gap between scholarly works and more popular travel accounts. It offers an accessible history of this fascinating island and an anthropological study not only of the Balinese, but of the paradiseand#8211;seekers from all parts of the world who have traveled to Bali in everand#8211;increasing numbers over the decades.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This Bali travelogue shows how Balinese culture has pervaded western film, art, literature and music so that even those who've never been there have enjoyed a glimpse of paradise. This authoritative, muchand#8211;cited work is now updated with new photos and illustrations, a new introduction, and new text covering the past twenty years.

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The "Last Paradise" as seen through Western eyes

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Bali: A Paradise Created bridges the gap between scholarly works and the more popular travel accounts readily available today. It offers an accessible history of this fascinating island and an anthropological study not only of the Balinese, but of the paradise-seekers from all parts of the world who have invaded Bali in ever-increasing numbers over the decades. This authoritative, much-cited work is now updated with new photos and illustrations, a new introduction, and new text covering the past twenty years.

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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bali: A Paradise Createdandlt;/iandgt; bridges the gap between scholarly works and more popular travel accounts.andlt;/bandgt; It offers an accessible history of this fascinating island and an anthropological study not only of the Balinese, but of the paradiseand#8211;seekers from all parts of the world who have invaded Bali in everand#8211;increasing numbers over the decades. This book shows how Balinese culture has pervaded western film, art, literature and music so that even those who've never been there have enjoyed a glimpse of paradise. This authoritative, muchand#8211;cited work is now updated with new photos and illustrations, a new introduction, and new text covering the past twenty years.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Adrian Vickersandlt;/bandgt; is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Sydney.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804842600
Author:
Vickers, Adrian
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Asia - Southeast
Subject:
Travel-Southeast Asia
Subject:
World History-Southeast Asia
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Indonesia; travel to Bali; Balinese culture; culture of Bali; history of Bali
Subject:
bali travel guide; bali travel; indonesia travel guide; bali map; travel to bali; indonesia map; bali guide; bali travel book; travel to bali; balinese culture; balinese history; travel books; travel guide books;
Subject:
bali travel guide ; bali travel ; indonesia travel guide
Subject:
balinese history ; travel books ; travel guide books
Subject:
indonesia map ; bali guide ; bali travel book ;
Edition Description:
2nd Edition, Second Edition
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-pp. color insert; 30 bandw photograph
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Asia » Indonesia Malaysia and Singapore
History and Social Science » World History » Southeast Asia
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Travel » Asia » Southeast Asia
Travel » General

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"Synopsis" by ,
The "Last Paradise" as seen through Western eyes
"Synopsis" by , Bali: A Paradise Created bridges the gap between scholarly works and the more popular travel accounts readily available today. It offers an accessible history of this fascinating island and an anthropological study not only of the Balinese, but of the paradise-seekers from all parts of the world who have invaded Bali in ever-increasing numbers over the decades. This authoritative, much-cited work is now updated with new photos and illustrations, a new introduction, and new text covering the past twenty years.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bali: A Paradise Createdandlt;/iandgt; bridges the gap between scholarly works and more popular travel accounts.andlt;/bandgt; It offers an accessible history of this fascinating island and an anthropological study not only of the Balinese, but of the paradiseand#8211;seekers from all parts of the world who have invaded Bali in everand#8211;increasing numbers over the decades. This book shows how Balinese culture has pervaded western film, art, literature and music so that even those who've never been there have enjoyed a glimpse of paradise. This authoritative, muchand#8211;cited work is now updated with new photos and illustrations, a new introduction, and new text covering the past twenty years.
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