Java Essay

Java Essay

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Java Essay: The history and culture of a southern country encompasses many different aspects of the history of Java, Indonesia, offering a unique insight into the Asian country and exploring how its history has impacted on its culture. Author Masatoshi Iguchi explores a panoply of historical events, ranging from the deportation of Japanese Christians in the early 17th century to Batavia a€“ the Indonesian capital now commonly known as Jakarta a€“ to the history of the kingdoms that built Borobudur and Prambanan. The study of stone inscriptions from ancient and medieval times, as well as a number of old records and documents of both domestic and foreign origins, are intertwined with the authora€™s own insight and thought on the facts and events of Indonesia. Masatoshia€™s personal experiences of visiting the indigenous people of Indonesia highlights the interesting nature of a country not yet fully understood. Within the book is an abundance of photographs and drawings, intended to provide readers with visual aids that further their insight into this countrya€™s history and culture. Written in an accessible style, with reference to external sources, Java Essay is a history book that will appeal to readers with an interest in the history and culture of Indonesia. It will prove a fascinating read for academics, as well as travellers and visitors to Indonesia alike.... and daily goods, and some old houses, and the park itself, covered with grass and a planting of flowers and trees. ... to those used in the Pallava Empire, which prospered in India in the 4tha€“5th centuries, and the language was Sanskrit.

Title:Java Essay
Author:Masatoshi Iguchi
Publisher:Troubador Publishing Ltd - 2015-01-28


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