Geertz, Clifford. The social history of an Indonesian town

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Title: The social history of an Indonesian town

Published By: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1975. vi, 217 p.: ill., maps

By line: Clifford Geertz

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Urban and rural life (369); Towns (632); Political parties (665); Norms (183); Political parties (665); Social relationships and groups (571); Sodalities (575);

Abstract: This source traces the social history of the town of Modjokuto and its rural environs from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth. The source contains descriptions of the development of the surrounding rural area; the development of the town of Modjokuto; the contrasting elements-i.e., political parties, political participation, elites vs. masses, urban vs. rural, and modern vs. traditionalùwhich constitute the ôcultural paradigmö of Modjokuto in the mid-fifties; and an epilogue which exemplifies the cultural paradigm in action, i.e. the description of a kalurahan election. Category 183 was used for the ôcultural paradigm.ö.

Document Number: 17

Document ID: oe05-017

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Reprint of the ed. published by the M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass.

Field Date: 1952-1954

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: Marlene Martin ; 1982

Coverage Date: 1952-1954

Coverage Place: Mojokerto, East Java Province, Indonesia

LCSH: Javanese (Indonesian people)/Java (Indonesia)--Social conditions--Case studies//Modjokerto, Indonesia--Social conditions


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