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Sailing up the Map: A re-examination of constructs of Javaneseness in the light of new evidence

Kumar, Ann


While Java's culture has extended to other parts of Indonesia and mainland Southeast Asian countries (on Angkor under Jayavarman II, for example, and on the Chams) it exerted even stronger influence on a more distant country, Japan. The encounter pre-dated Indianisation and was between the Jomon population of Japan - a decentralised population living by hunting, fishing, and gathering - and wet-rice growing Javanese immigrants who had an advanced and much more centralised political organisation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Indonesia and the Malay World
DOI: 10.1080/13639810600650810


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