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Title: Minangkabau. Social strata and Culture [an effective information about Minangkabau for Foreigners] (subtitle on front wrapper). [First edition].
Description: Bukittinggi, the author, 1980. Small 8. Orig. stiff wrappers, stapled, large coloured illustration of a Menangkabau girl in traditional dress on front wrapper. 61pp. 7 col. plates, list of places of interest to be visited from Bukittinggi various means of transport (a.o. by horse-cart), list of recommended further reading, 2 small sketch-maps of the region, list of interesting places to be visited with distances from Bukittinggi, some sponsoring advertism. at very end, table of contents. Despite its concise form this booklet supplies interesting information about Menangkabau district, Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, e.g.: social strata, Penghulu Clan chief, matriarchy, village life, customs and tradition, specitic food, family houses, architecture. Fine copy.

Keywords: minangkabau menangkabou sumatra matriarchy society strata kinship customs adat architecture clan chief penghulu food culture heritage indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54575