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Searching for good fortune : the making of a Bugis shore community at Lake Lindu, Central Sulawesi

Acciaioli, Gregory L


The Bugis of South Sulawesi have long been renowned for their exploits in trading and settling throughout the Indonesian archipelago. This thesis examines the movement of Bugis settlers to the upland plain surrounding Lake Lindu in Central Sulawesi and the nature of the community they have established in this region. In trying to explain the conceptions and behaviour of Bugis encountered both within and outside their homeland, Western observers have constructed a number of images of this...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7633f0dcc2c


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