Tales from a Charmed Life: A Balinese Painter Reminisces

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Tales from a Charmed Life is the last in a trilogy of works by Hildred Geertz exploring the complexity of Balinese history, religion, and society. A landmark study by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of Indonesia, it centers around the stories and paintings of Ida Bagus Made Togog (1913-1989), an artist and ritual specialist who played a significant role in the history of Balinese ethnography. In the 1930s, Togog was central to Mead and Bateson's pioneering studies of Balinese character and came under the ...

Tales from a Charmed Life: A Balinese Painter Reminisces 2005, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824828226

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