Batak by Achim Sibeth
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By Achim Sibeth

The Batak

Peoples of the Island of Sumatra

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Batak by Achim Sibeth

Book Description

A comprehensive anthropological history of the Batak several groups with distinct, albeit related, languages and customs ethnic groups from the highlands of North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500973929
ISBN-10: 050097392X
Format: Hardback
(225mm x 245mm x 24mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Sep-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Achim Sibeth

Gold, Silver & Brass by Achim Sibeth Gold, Silver & Brass, Hardback (October 2012)

Among the hundreds of ethnic groups living in Indonesia, the Batak are one of the most famous. Batak jewelry is characterised by a wide variety of materials and forms and has many functions. This title features nearly 300 precious works in photographs that are artefacts of a once-flourishing jewelry tradition.

Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago by Achim Sibeth Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago, Hardback (June 2012)

Features more than 700 masterpieces from the tribal, ethnic and courtly gold body adornment traditions of Indonesia's outer islands Sumatra, Sulawesi, the Lesser Sundas and Southeast Maluku. This book focuses on the gold jewellery of the Indonesian archipelago.

Batak Sculpture by Achim Sibeth Batak Sculpture, Hardback (January 2008)

The art of the Batak tribes of the mountains of northern Sumatra has been admired by collectors and scholars since the 19th century. This illustrated volume showcases hundreds of masterpieces of Batak sculpture. It is suitable for those with an interest in Southeast Asian and Indonesian tribal arts.

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