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Art as politics [electronic resource] : re-crafting identities, tourism, and power in Tana Toraja, Indonesia / Kathleen M. Adams.

By: Adams, Kathleen M, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Southeast Asia--politics, meaning, memory: Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 286 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9781435666009 (electronic bk.); 1435666003 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Toraja (Indonesian people) -- Social life and customs | Toraja (Indonesian people) -- Ethnic identity | Wood-carving, Toraja -- Indonesia -- Celebes | Architecture, Toraja -- Indonesia -- Celebes | Culture and tourism -- Indonesia -- Celebes | Celebes (Indonesia) -- Ethnic relations | Celebes (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Toradja's | Culturele identiteit | Gebruiken | Volkscultuur | Sulawesi Selatan | Brauchtum | Tourismus | Tana Toraja | ToradjaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Art as politics.DDC classification: 305.89/922 Other classification: 73.79 | 73.62 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Carvings, Christianity, and CHiPs -- Competing Toraja images of identity -- The carved tongkonan -- Mortuary effigies and identity politics -- Ceremonials, monumental displays, and museumification -- Toraja icons on the national and transnational stage -- Carving new conceptions of community in an era of religious and ethnic violence -- From Toraja heritage to world heritage.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-273) and index.

Carvings, Christianity, and CHiPs -- Competing Toraja images of identity -- The carved tongkonan -- Mortuary effigies and identity politics -- Ceremonials, monumental displays, and museumification -- Toraja icons on the national and transnational stage -- Carving new conceptions of community in an era of religious and ethnic violence -- From Toraja heritage to world heritage.

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Art as politics by Adams, Kathleen M., ©2006
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