ISBN-10:
0691130663
ISBN-13:
2900691130667
Pub. Date:
04/29/2007
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali / Edition 2

Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali / Edition 2

by J. Stephen Lansing
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ISBN-13: 2900691130667
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 04/29/2007
Edition description: With a New preface by the author
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

J. Stephen Lansing is a Professor at the Santa Fe Institute and in the departments of Anthropology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. He is the author of Perfect Order: Recognizing Complexity in Bali (Princeton).

Table of Contents


List of Figures     xi
List of Tables     xiii
Foreword     xv
Preface to the 2007 Edition     xix
Acknowledgments     xxxi
Introduction: The Gods of the Countryside     3
"Income to Which No Tears Are Attached"     17
The Powers of Water     37
The Waters of Power     59
The Temple of the Crater Lake     73
Chance Observations and the Metaphysics of Taxation     95
Massive Guidance     111
Conclusion: Sociogenesis     127
Afterword   Valerio Valeri     134
Plan of the Temple of the Crater Lake     145
Technical Report on the Ecological Simulation Model   James N. Kremer     153
Notes     159
Index     181

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