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Kretek : The Culture and Heritage of Indonesia's Clove Cigarettes

Hanusz, Mark

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ISBN 10: 9799589800 / ISBN 13: 9789799589804
Edité par Equinox Publishing, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2003
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Inscription to front free endpaper. 203 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Size: Small Folio. N° de réf. du libraire 020123

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Titre : Kretek : The Culture and Heritage of ...

Éditeur : Equinox Publishing, Jakarta, Indonesia

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Very Good

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Carried on the warm breezes of a sultry tropic night, the scent of kretek - Indonesia's indigenous clove cigarette - is the aromatic soul of a nation, the fragrant embodiment of all things Indonesian.

Bringing together tobacco from the New World and spices from the Old, kretek is a product of extraordinary historical circumstances, but its home is Indonesia, where the lingering traces of its distinctive aroma are an ever-present part of everyday life.

Featuring a magnificent selection of specially-commissioned photographs and an equally fascinating collection of rare maps, paintings, prints and other archival images, Kretek: The Culture and Heritage of Indonesia's Clove Cigarettes tells the remarkable story of kretek from its origins as a remedy for asthma to its ascendancy as a cultural icon.


Hanusz presents a beautifully illustrated and detailed account of this 120-year-old industry -- Jason Tedjasukmana, TIME, April 17 2000

You don't have to be a enjoy this book. --Michael Vatikiotis, Far Eastern Economic Review, June 22, 2000

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