By Adrian Vickers

ISBN-10: 0804842604

ISBN-13: 9780804842600

The Island of Bali—a real paradise is explored during this vintage travelogue.

From the artists and writers of the Nineteen Thirties to the consume, Pray, Love excursions so well known this day, Bali has drawn hoards of overseas viewers and transplants to its shorelines. What makes Bali so distinctive, and the way has it controlled to maintain its identification regardless of a century of excessive strain from the skin international?

Bali: A Paradise Created bridges the distance among scholarly works and extra renowned shuttle bills. It deals an obtainable background of this attention-grabbing island and an anthropological examine not just of the Balinese, yet of the paradise–seekers from all elements of the area who've traveled to Bali in ever–increasing numbers over the many years.

This Bali travelogue indicates how Balinese tradition has pervaded western movie, paintings, literature and song in order that even these who have by no means been there have loved a glimpse of paradise. This authoritative, much–cited paintings is now up-to-date with new images and illustrations, a brand new creation, and new textual content protecting the previous twenty years.

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