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Priests and Programmers

Focuses on structures of four productive relationships:

1.  Relationship between the traditional system of water temples & the irrigation bureaucracies implanted by the Dutch after their conquest of Bali in the 19th century.

2.  The relationship between the social & technical aspects of terrace management.

3.  The relationship between the representation of power in the rituals of water temples & the royal cult of divine kingship.

4.  The contest of rationalities between water temples & the Balinese state.

  • Location J2
  • Language English
  • Media Format Book
  • Program Theme Sustaining foodways & livelihoods
  • Communication Issue Areas Agrobiodiversity & Food Sovereignty
  • Tags
    • agroecology
    • food sovereignty
    • foodways
    • water