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Fall 11-30-2004


This illustrated, scholarly catalogue of the more than 200 traditional Central Javanese puppets comprising the David Eisler Collection of Shadow-Puppets was written by Dr. Joko Susilo, a Fulbright scholar at Bates College in 2004. Dr. Susilo is an eighth-generational Indonesian puppeteer and scholar who teaches in the Departmetn of Music at the University of Otago in New Zealand. The Eisler collection is on long-term, permanent loan to the Bates College Gamelan Orchestra.