Essays Tagged: "Balinese"

An argumentative essay on why we should conserve our environment and what good it could bring us

by 1844. In 1990, there was only one of the Abingdon tortoises left in the world, and in 1952, the Balinese tiger became extinct. As the graph provided in the appendix 1 shows, the number of species ...

(6 pages) 421 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Balinese

ns by the government. I shall argue that the implementation of the Green Revolution has forced many Balinese to escape their highly productive system of agriculture and adopt a strategy that would be ... ied greatly on water temples to regulate the irrigation schedule. Water temples have been a part of Balinese tradition for hundreds of years; they have served both a practical and religious role for t ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cockfighting as a Way of Reading Balinese Culture in Geertz's "Deep Play"

AUB 102bAnca CosteaProfessor: Clifford HallamDate Due: February 23Cockfighting as a Way of Reading Balinese Culture in Geertz's "Deep Play""A community can be read as a text." Claude Lévi-Stra ... unity can be read as a text." Claude Lévi-StraussClifford Geertz, in Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight, (p. 224) argues that the cockfights are a "Balinese reading of Balinese experien ...

(5 pages) 61 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

All About BaliGamelan

GONGGong Wadon (wah-doan) - Bali. The largest Balinese gong, measuring slightly under a meter. The wadon is "loose", meaning the face is relativel ... There is usually one bonang per scale.Trompong (trohm-pong) - Bali. A horizontal row of usually 12 Balinese gongs with conical nipples, tuned to a scale and played by one person only with cord wrappe ... ali - Bali. Drums in Bali come in a variety of sizes depending on the usage. Conical in appearance, Balinese drums are carved in an hourglass shape inside. Most are played with the hands but some larg ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts


up' and may refer to 20 different kinds of xylophones, percussion-type music ansembles. Just as the Balinese share the planting of rice and the upkeep of their temples, traditional orchestra clubs, 's ... courts of Bali emulated the pomp and ritual of the Javanese Majapahit Kingdom of ancient Java, and Balinese courtly music was no exception.Mentioned of gamelan orchestras have been found in chronicle ...

(9 pages) 26 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Child Abuse - Incest

ng mother-son, father-daughter and brother-sister were in practice. Furthermore, some Inuit and the Balinese tribes believed in the legality and morality of incest (Vander Mey & Neff, 1986, p. 67) ...

(10 pages) 96 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse