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Paths of origins : the Austronesian heritage in the collections of the National Museum of the Philippines, the Museum Nasional Indonesia and the Netherlands Rijksmuseum voor Völkenkunde

Author: Lorraine V Aragon; Purissima Benitez-Johannot
Publisher: [Manila] : ArtPostAsia, [2010?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents artworks from Indonesia and the Philippines. These are two of the most diverse nations on Earth, and their material culture has been visibly influenced by the migrations and mingling of the Austronesian peoples of Oceania throughout history. This unique volume contains artworks from three major museums, and represents a portrait of the cross fertilization that helped give this island region its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine V Aragon; Purissima Benitez-Johannot
ISBN: 9789719429203 9719429208
OCLC Number: 503042814
Description: 281 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Overview, the Autronesian heritage finding ourselves in island Southeast Asia / Purissima Benitez-Johannot --
Taiwan jade in the Philippines, 3,000 years of trade and long-distance interaction / Peter Bellwood, Hsiao-Chun Hung, and Yoshiyuki Iisuka --
Dong Song bronzes, the Indonesian archipelago during proto-historic times / Truman Simanjuntak --
Local bronze casting traditions in the islands / Ambra Calo --
Towards an integrated comparative study of Austronesian cultures / Edi Sedyawati --
Maritime images and the Autronesian afterlife / Eusebio Z. Dizon --
A three-part universe architectural space in island Southeast Asia / Florina H. Capistrano-Baker --
Guardians, ancestors, and other spirits squatting figures of the Austronesian world / Fiona Kerlogue --
Untangling the abaca knot, a kinship of fiber, color, and loom in Southeast Asia and the Pacific / Cherubim A. Quizon.
Responsibility: contributors, Lorraine V. Aragon [and others] ; Purissima Benitez-Johannot, editor.
Local System Bib Number:
637211

Abstract:

This volume presents artworks from Indonesia and the Philippines. These are two of the most diverse nations on Earth, and their material culture has been visibly influenced by the migrations and mingling of the Austronesian peoples of Oceania throughout history. This unique volume contains artworks from three major museums, and represents a portrait of the cross fertilization that helped give this island region its vibrant character.
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