Shadows of Empire - PB - Sears, Laurie Jo, and Laurie J Sears

"Shadows of Empire" explores Javanese shadow theater as a staging area for negotiations between colonial power and indigenous traditions. Charting the shifting boundaries between myth and history in Javanese Mahabharata and Ramayana tales, Laurie J. Sears reveals what happens when these stories move from village performances and palace manuscripts ... Read More