Bibliography and Books

Bibliography and Books

We have found all of these books to be very informative and interesting. They were very helpful as sources for our own book Secrets of Bali, Fresh Light on the Morning of the World.


Island of Bali, Miguel Covarrubias, Oxford University Press, 1972
Kinship in Bali, Hildred Geertz and Clifford Geertz, University of Chicago Press, 1975
Negara, The Theatre State in Nineteenth-Century Bali, Clifford Geertz, Princeton University Press, 1980
The Balinese, Hugh Mabbett, January Books, 1985
The Interpretation of Cultures, Selected Essays, Clifford Geertz, Fontana Press, 1993
The Balinese, J. Stephen Lansing, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995
The Peoples of Bali, Angela Hobart, Urs Ramseyer and Albert Leemann, Blackwell Publishers, 1996
To Change Bali, Essays in Honour of I Gusti Ngurah Bagus, edited by Adrian Vickers and I Nyoman Darma Putra with Michele Ford, Bali Post, Denpasar in association with the Institute of Social Change and Critical Inquiry University of Woollongong, 2000


Monumental Bali, Introduction to Balinese Archaeology and Guide to the Monuments, A.J. Bernet Kempers, Periplus Editions, 1991


Architectural Conservation in Bali, Eko Budihardjo, Gadjah Mada University Press, 1986
The Traditional Architecture of Indonesia, Barry Dawson and John Gillow, Thames and Hudson, 1994


The Art and Culture of Bali, Urs Ramseyer, Oxford University Press, 1986
Bali Style, Rio Helmi and Barbara Walker, Times Editions, 1995


The Night of Purnama, Anna Mathews, Oxford University Press, 1965
Tjokorde Gede Agung Sukawati, Ubud, 1910 – 1978, Autobiography as dictated to Rosemary Hilbery, Mabhakti, Bali, 1983
Our Hotel in Bali, Louise G. Koke, January Books, 1987
The Birthmark: Memoirs of a Balinese Prince, A.A.M. Djelantik, Periplus Editions, 1997
A Little Bit One O’clock, Living with a Balinese Family, William Ingram, Ersania Books, 1998


Seven Plus Seven: Mysterious Life-Rituals in Bali, Katharane Edson Mershon, Vantage Press, New York, Washington, Holywood, 1971
Ceremonies in Bali, R.M. Moerdowo, Bhratara Publishers, Jakarta, 1973
Once a Century, Pura Besakih and the Eka Dasa Rudra Festival, David J. Stuart Fox, Penerbit Citra Indonesia, 1982


Indonesian Food and Cookery, Sri Owen, Prospect Books, 1986
The Rice Book, Sri Owen, Doubleday, 1993
The Food of Bali, Heinz von Holzen and Lother Arsana, Periplus Editions, 1993
Indonesian Regional Food & Cookery, Sri Owen, Doubleday, 1994
Classic Asian Cook Book, Sri Owen, Dorling Kindersley, 1998


Adat and Dinas, Balinese Communities in the Indonesian State, Oxford University Press, 1993


Dancing out of Bali, John Coast, Faber and Faber, 1954, reprinted, Periplus Classics, 2004


Flowers of Bali, Fred and Margaret Eiseman, Periplus Editions, 1988
Fruits of Bali, Fred and Margaret Eiseman, Periplus Editions, 1988
Balinese Gardens, William Warren, Periplus Editions, 1995

Guide Books

Knopf Guide Bali, 1996
Bali Insight Guide, Garrett Kam and Debe Campbell, Apa Publications, 1988
Insight Pocket Guide, Bali, Hans Hoefer and Made Wijaya, Apa Publications, 1998
Bali & Lombok, Lonely Planet Publications, James Lyon, 2001
The Natural Guide to Bali, Equinox Publishing, Anne Gouyon, 2005


Bali Profile: People, Events, Circumstances (1001-1976), Willard A. Hanna, American Universities Field Staff, 1976
The History of Java, Thomas Stamford Raffles, AMS Press, 1983
In Praise of Kuta, Hugh Mabbett, January Books, 1987
The Indonesian Killings of 1965-1966, Studies from Java and Bali, Robert Cribb, Monash Papers on Southeast Asia, no. 21, Clayton Victoria, 1990
Bali at War: A History of the Dutch-Balinese Conflict of 1846-49, Alfons van der Kraan, Monash University, 1995
Nathaniel’s Nutmeg, Giles Milton, Sceptre, 1999
Southeast Asia, An Introductory History, Milton Osborne, Allen & Unwin, 8th Edition, 2000
A Short History of the World, Geoffrey Blainey, Penguin Books Australia, 2000
The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes, Bantam Press, 2001


Masks of Bali: Spirits of an Ancient Drama, Judy Slattum, Chronicle Books, 1992


A House in Bali, Colin McPhee, Oxford in Asia, 1972
Balinese Music, Michael Tenzer, Periplus Editions, 1991


Twin Flower, A Story of Bali, G.E.P. Collins, Oxford University Press, 1934
A Tale from Bali, Vicki Baum, Oxford University Press, 1937
The Year of Living Dangerously, Christopher J. Koch, Michael Joseph, 1978
The Painted Alphabet, Diana Darling, Houghton Mufflin Company, 1992
The Butterflies of Bali, Victor Mason, Periplus Editions, 1992
Bali Behind The Seen, Recent Fiction from Bali, Vern Cork, Darma Printing, 1996
The King, the Witch and the Priest, A 12th century Javanese tale, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Equinox Publishing, 2002


Offerings, The Ritual Art of Bali, Francine Brinkgreve, Image Network Indonesia, 1992


Walter Spies and Balinese Art, Hans Rhodius and John Darling, Tropical Museum, Amsterdam, 1980
Balinese Paintings, A.A.M. Djelantik, Oxford University Press, 1986
Neka Museum, Guide to the Painting Collection, Yayasam Dharma Senii, Museum Neka, 1986
Perceptions of Paradise, Images of Bali in the Arts, Garrett Kam, Yayasan Dharma Seni, Museum Neka, 1993
Images of Power: Balinese Paintings made for Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead, Hildred Geertz, University of Hawaii Press, 1995


Bali 1912: Photographs and reports by Gregor Krause, Hugh Mabbett, January Books, 1988
Bali: The Imaginary Museum, The Photographs of Walter Spies and Beryl de Zoete, Michael Hitchcock and Lucy Norris, Oxford University Press, 1995


The Morning After, Poems about Bali by Bali’s major poets, Venn Cork, Dharma Printing, 2000


The Dark Side of Paradise, Political Violence in Bali, Geoffrey Robinson, Cornell University Press, 1995
The Politics of Indonesia, Damien Kingsbury, Oxford University Press, 1998
Suharto, Indonesia’s Last Sultan, Keith Loveard, Horizon Books, Singapore, 1999
Indonesia, An Eyewitness Account, Michael Maher, Viking, 2000
Jakarta Jive, A Story of Survival in a City of Upheaval, Jeremy Allan, Metafor Publishing, 2001


The Balinese People: A Reinvestigation of Character, Luh Ketut Suryani and Gordon D. Jensen, Oxford University Press, 1992
Trance and Possession in Bali, Luh Ketut Suryani and Gordon D. Jensen, Oxford University Press, 1993
A Psychiatrist in Paradise, Denny Thong, White Lotus, 1993


The Mango Tree Church, The Story of the Protestant Christian Church in Bali, Douglas G. McKenzie in association with Bishop I. Wayan Mastra, Boolarong Publications, 1988
Bali: Sekala and Niskala: Essays on Religion, Ritual and Art, Fred B. Eiseman, Periplus Editions, 1989
Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali, J. Stephen Lansing, Princeton University Press, 1991
Guidebook for Balinese Prayer, Terry Satterthwaite and Ketut Rusni, Wholistic Creations, 1996


Balinese Temples, Julian Davison and Bruce Granquist, Periplus Editions, 1999


Balinese Textiles, Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff and Urs Ramseyer, British Museum Press, 1991


Bali, A Paradise Created, Adrian Vickers, Periplus Editions, 1989
Bali, Cultural Tourism and Touristic Culture, Michel Picard, Archipelago Press, 1996


Travelling to Bali, Four Hundred Years of Journeys, Adrian Vickers, Oxford University Press, 1994

Wayang Kulit: shadow puppets

Wayang: Its Significance in Indonesian Society, R.M. Moerdowo, Balai Pustaka, Jakarta, 1982
Dancing Shadows of Bali, Theatre and Myth, Angela Hobart, KPI, 1987


Woodcarvings of Bali, Fred and Margaret Eiseman, Periplus Editions, 1988