The Religion of Java

@inproceedings{Geertz1960TheRO,
  title={The Religion of Java},
  author={C. Geertz},
  year={1960}
}
  • C. Geertz
  • Published 1960
  • Sociology, Political Science
Written with a rare combination of analysis and speculation, this comprehensive study of Javanese religion is one of the few books on the religion of a non-Western people which emphasizes variation and conflict in belief as well as similarity and harmony. The reader becomes aware of the intricacy and depth of Javanese spiritual life and the problems of political and social integration reflected in the religion. "The Religion of Java" will interest specialists in Southeast Asia, anthropologists… Expand
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