skip to content
Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia

Author: Edwin Bernardus Paulus de Jong
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2013.
Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, v. 284.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The practice of everyday life in Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia) is structured by a series of public events, of which funerals are the most important. Even after Indonesia was hit by an economic crisis in the late 1990s, thousands of extravagant funeral ceremonies, requiring huge expenditures, were still organized each year. To understand the paradoxes and complexities of Torajan livelihoods, Edwin de Jong  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jong, Edwin Bernardus Paulus de, 1970-
Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja.
Leiden : Brill, 2013
(DLC) 2013011302
(OCoLC)833147230
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Bernardus Paulus de Jong
ISBN: 9789004252479 9004252479
OCLC Number: 851079295
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, v. 284.
Responsibility: by Edwin de Jong.

Abstract:

Making a Living between Crisis and Ceremonies offers an account on the practice of everyday life of the Torajan people both in the highlands of Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia) and elsewhere  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851079295> # Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "851079295" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ne> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Place/leiden> ; # Leiden
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/959.847/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Place/tana_toraja_indonesia> ; # Tana Toraja (Indonesia)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/ethnology_indonesia_tana_toraja> ; # Ethnology--Indonesia--Tana Toraja
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1271160> ; # Indonesia--Tana Toraja.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/toraja_indonesian_people_social_life_and_customs> ; # Toraja (Indonesian people)--Social life and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/ethnology> ; # Ethnology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/history_asia_southeast_asia> ; # HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/291241363> ; # Edwin Bernardus Paulus de Jong
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description ""The practice of everyday life in Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia) is structured by a series of public events, of which funerals are the most important. Even after Indonesia was hit by an economic crisis in the late 1990s, thousands of extravagant funeral ceremonies, requiring huge expenditures, were still organized each year. To understand the paradoxes and complexities of Torajan livelihoods, Edwin de Jong develops an approach that goes beyond existing economically biased perspectives on livelihoods by including both the cultural and the economic realm, positioned in the socio-political world with a transnational perspective, placed against a historical background, while not losing sight of diversity and individual creativity. It also advances the ethnography of Tana Toraja and the comparative study between numerous similar societies"--"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1361336847> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Series/verhandelingen_van_het_koninklijk_instituut_voor_taal_land_en_volkenkunde> ; # Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/833147230> ;
    schema:name "Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia"@en ;
    schema:productID "851079295" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851079295#PublicationEvent/leiden_brill_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Agent/brill> ; # Brill
    schema:url <http://0-www.jstor.org.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/stable/10.1163/j.ctt1w8h1dv> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10720129> ;
    schema:url <http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books/9789004252479> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1163/j.ctt1w8h1dv> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=596830> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=497818> ;
    schema:url <http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/9789004252479> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789004252479> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851079295> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Place/tana_toraja_indonesia> # Tana Toraja (Indonesia)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Tana Toraja (Indonesia)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Series/verhandelingen_van_het_koninklijk_instituut_voor_taal_land_en_volkenkunde> # Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851079295> ; # Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia
    schema:name "Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ;" ;
    schema:name "Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land en Volkenkunde ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/history_asia_southeast_asia> # HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1361336847#Topic/toraja_indonesian_people_social_life_and_customs> # Toraja (Indonesian people)--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85136097> ;
    schema:name "Toraja (Indonesian people)--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1271160> # Indonesia--Tana Toraja.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Indonesia--Tana Toraja." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/291241363> # Edwin Bernardus Paulus de Jong
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1970" ;
    schema:familyName "Jong" ;
    schema:givenName "Edwin Bernardus Paulus de" ;
    schema:name "Edwin Bernardus Paulus de Jong" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789004252479>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9004252479" ;
    schema:isbn "9789004252479" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/833147230>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851079295> ; # Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851079295>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851079295> ; # Making a living between crises and ceremonies in Tana Toraja : the practice of everyday life of a South Sulawesi highland community in Indonesia
    schema:dateModified "2018-06-08" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.