The Bedhaya Court Dances of Central Java. CLARA BRAKEL-PAPENHUIJZEN.

The Bedhaya Court Dances of Central Java.

Leiden. E.J. Brill. 1992. Stock ID #157457

Colour and black and white illustrations, xvi + 349pp, a very good hardback copy signed by the author. A study of the ritual bedhaya dances of the Central Javanese courts, which are a part of the cultural tradition of the Mataram dynasty. It analyzes the structural, formal features of the dances and includes theories on their origin, social context and esoteric meaning (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157457).

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