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By Willard A. Hanna,Tim Hannigan

ISBN-10: 0804847312

ISBN-13: 9780804847315

This ebook tells the tale of Bali—the "paradise island of the Pacific"—its rulers and its humans, and their encounters with the Western world.

Bali is a perennially renowned vacationer vacation spot. it's also domestic to a desirable individuals with an extended and dramatic heritage of interactions with foreigners, rather after the arriving of the 1st Dutch fleet in 1597. during this first complete heritage of Bali, writer Willard Hanna chronicles Bali throughout the centuries in addition to the islanders' present fight to maintain their specified id amidst the financially worthwhile incursions of tourism.

Illustrated with greater than 40 wonderful images, A short heritage of Bali is a riveting story of 1 historic culture's vulnerability—and resilience—in the trendy world.

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