Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands
Margaret J. Kartomi (ed.)
- Published: 2019
- Pages: 368 pp.
- 51 illustrations & maps
- Series: NIAS Studies in Asian Topics
- Series number: 68
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About the book
• A fascinating and innovative study of the Malay performing arts of Kepri, the first of its kind.
• Adds greatly to our knowledge of the cultures of a region previously receiving little attention.
• Brings to light much previously unknown material.
About the author
Margaret Kartomi is Professor of Music at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University, in Melbourne. She is author of numerous publications on the music cultures of Sumatra and other parts of Indonesia.
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