Belo, Jane, 1904-1968. Bali: Rangda and Barong

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Title: Bali: Rangda and Barong

Published By: New York: J. J. Augustin, 1949. x, 61 p.: ill.

By line: Jane Bello

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

Culture: Balinese (OF07)

Subjects: Community structure (621); Sodalities (575); Settlement patterns (361); Kin relationships (602); Castes (564); Priesthood (793); Ethnic stratification (563); Political parties (665); Sanctions (681); Spirits and gods (776); Sacred objects and places (778); Cult of the dead (769); Organized ceremonial (796); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Gender status (562); Revelation and divination (787); Religious and educational structures (346);

Abstract: This volume is a study of two Balinese deities: Rangda and Barong. After examining their historical and social identities the author seeks to determine the psychological meaning behind these supernaturals as expressed in the actions of the individuals who impersonate them in various temple ceremonies.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: of07-004

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Field Date: 1931-1939

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Robert J. Theodoratus ; 1962; Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: 1930-1940

Coverage Place: Bali, Indonesia

LCSH: Balinese (Indonesian people)/Bali Island (Indonesia)--Religion


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