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Author Adams, Kathleen M., 1957-

Title Art as politics : re-crafting identities, tourism, and power in Tana Toraja, Indonesia / Kathleen M. Adams
Published Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2006]


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 MELB  305.89922 Ada/Aap  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Series Southeast Asia--politics, meaning, and memory
Southeast Asia--politics, meaning, memory.
Contents Orientations -- Currents of identity in Tana Toraja -- The carved tongkonan : a material expression of identity -- Mortuary effigies and identity politics -- Ceremonials, monumental displays, and museumification : new genre identity displays -- Toraja icons on the national and trans-national stage -- Images of peace-making : carving new conceptions of community in an era of ethnic and religious violence -- Conclusions
Analysis Architecture, Toraja - Indonesia - Celebes
Celebes (Indonesia) - Ethnic relations
Culture and tourism - Indonesia - Celebes
Toraja (Indonesian people) - Ethnic identity
Toraja (Indonesian people) - Social life and customs
Wood-carving, Toraja - Indonesia - Celebes
Notes Title on cover and spine: Art as politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-273) and index
Subject Architecture, Toraja -- Indonesia -- Sulawesi.
Culture and tourism -- Indonesia -- Sulawesi.
Toraja (Indonesian people) -- Ethnic identity.
Toraja (Indonesian people) -- Social life and customs.
Wood-carving, Toraja -- Indonesia -- Sulawesi.
Sulawesi (Indonesia) -- Ethnic relations.
Sulawesi (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 2006008332
ISBN 0824829999 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824830725 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780824829995 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824830724 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Art as politics
Re-crafting identities, tourism, and power in Tana Toraja, Indonesia