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The Dark Side of Paradise: Political Violence in Bali

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The Dark Side of Paradise is an effective attempt to put the politics back into Bali's twentieth-century history. With a sure mastery of both Indonesian and Dutch sources, Robinson analyzes the class tensions between aristocrats and commoners during the late colonial period." Times Literary Supplement"Robinson's work reaches beyond history, amply illustrating the possibili ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published July 1st 2013 by Cornell University Press (first published September 15th 1995)
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Lecir Punk Rock
Apr 18, 2008 Lecir Punk Rock rated it it was amazing
good book, for shitty head Balinese. who don't know shit about the dark side. apa yang saya pelajari di sekolah tentang sejarah bali,NOTHING! dari buku ini, saya tau kalo ada gubernur bali I.B.Soetedja yang hilang, saya menjadi tau kalo orang bali yang terkenal ramah dan sangat berbudaya bisa menjadi begitu kejam terhadap saudara2nya sendiri yang dituduh komunis,spt: pemenggalan oleh tameng,pembakaran, pemerkosaan (terutama yg dilakukan oleh adik dari Wedastra Suyasa.eat your heart out arya weda ...more
Kusumawardhani
Jun 28, 2013 Kusumawardhani rated it really liked it
This book has remained me how sometimes I use the word "traditional" loosely without really knowing the meaning and its consequences. Sometimes I thought I know what I am talking about, but then realized that actually what I just said was just repeating one's article or book without really understand about the thing that I talked about. I think this book has helped me to be careful about describing place, person or something that I think I know.
Darth Pika
Dec 23, 2012 Darth Pika rated it it was amazing
Robinson's gave insight about Bali which contradict common and popular believe about Bali. Well written.
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