Island of Bali

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Read Books, Nov 1, 2006 - History - 528 pages
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Review: Island of Bali

User Review  - Vivienne Kruger - Goodreads

Mexican painter Miguel Covarrubias set sail for Bali in 1931 on an optimistic personal quest to discover, absorb, and chronicle Bali's traditional living culture. Buy into the romance and seduction of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dean Mermell - Goodreads

Covarrubias was a prolific Mexican artist who was one of the first wave of westerners in the 30s to spend time in Bali. His drawings and descriptions of dance, ritual, and daily life give a beautiful ... Read full review

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Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957) was born in Mexico City and was an author, painter, caricaturist, and professor of art history at the National School of Anthropology in Mexico City.

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