The dead are potent and omnipresent in modern Indonesia. Presidents and peasants alike meditate before sacred graves to exploit the power they confer, and mediums do good business curing the sASAA Southeast Asia Publications Series
"This volume makes an important contribution to the anthropological understanding of processes of religious syncretism and thus the indigenization of world religions." --Journal of Asian Studies, May 2003
Editor: Chambert-Loir, Henri; Reid, Anthony;Henri Chambert-Loir
is senior research fellow at L'Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient, Paris. Anthony Reid
is professor and director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Los Angeles.