Balinese hinduism and the Indonesian state; Recent developments

  title={Balinese hinduism and the Indonesian state; Recent developments},
  author={Freek L. Bakker},
  journal={Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde},
  • F. Bakker
  • Published 1997
  • Political Science
  • Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde
During the last few decades Indonesian society has undergone a major process of change. A military-bureaucratic elite, with at the centre Presid ent Soeharto (b. 1921), whose position is dominant, has played a major role in this process. One of main features of the changes taking place is the spread of thousands of Balinese to other islands of the archipelago, with the result that their religion is now found not only in Lombok where it has existed for centuries but also on other islands, such… 
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