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Shadows of empire : colonial discourse and Javanese tales

Author: Laurie J Sears
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the Mahabharata and Ramayana tales in relation to court poetry, Islamic faith, Dutch scholarship, and nationalist journals, this title shows how the shadow theater as we know it today must  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie J Sears
ISBN: 0822316854 9780822316855 0822316978 9780822316978
OCLC Number: 467061644
Description: 349 s. : ill
Responsibility: Laurie J. Sears

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"Shadows of Empire casts new light on the history of Java and analyzes historiographical method in the light of theoretical developments in the study of colonial history. Its emphasis on shadow Read more...

 
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