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Manggarian culture is presently enjoying a renaissance in response to the escalating interest on the part of outsiders who visit their regency in increasing numbers every year. The Manggarian is the definitive tribute to the turbulent and dynamic history of the Manggaraian culture.
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Maribeth Erb is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore. She received her Ph.D from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and has been involved in anthropological and sociological research in eastern Indonesia for over twenty years.
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Book Description Times Editions (1999), Singapore, 1999. orig. wrappers. Textual photo illustrations. (illustrator). 25x20cm, 168 pp., Series: Vanishing Cultures of the World Contents: Traditional Manggaraian life -- History -- The house and village.["Manggarai, the largest and most populous regency on Flores Island in eastern Indonesia, boasts a rich history and diverse cultural heritage.,.,.In this richly illustrated book, Maribeth Erb, using colorful myths and rituals, brings alive the traditional Manggaraian religion and way of life.,." - from rear cover]. Minor wear. Light cover corner crease. VG. Seller Inventory # 027800