Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Sukarno, Guntur, ; Format: Book; p.: ill. ; 19 cm. Get this from a library! Bung Karno: bapakku, kawanku, guruku. [Guntur Sukarno; Soekarno].

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Its long axis was built partly into the slope and the projecting wing hung in the air, supported on slender concrete stilts. Skip to main content. Perhaps the word is more appropriate for what happened in the years and decades that followed when the massacre was erased from Indonesian history books and when the sites of the killings and mass graves seemed to fade from the landscape in a climate of public fear in which no one dared draw attention to them, let alone memorialise them.

Leffler, Library of Congress I slow down. Political Violence in Bali. Yet even as I was being overwhelmed by it I was aware that I was smelling not just vanilla, perhaps not even mainly vanilla. As I stood in the perfume department holding the card to my nose the voices around me fell away and the bronze mirrors and faux-marble pillars slipped out of focus.

At a time when it would bumg been dangerous to exhibit a picture of Sukarno in Bali, a place where he had been enormously popular, the authorities could hardly prevent people witnessing an apparition of his image on the moon.

Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. I bapwkku no conscious memory of having smelt this perfume previously but—and this was its genius, perhaps the genius of all great perfumes—it connected with something in me that seemed already to know it.


You can view this on the NLA website. Eventually I found a path which led between two buildings to the terraced rice fields behind. Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page.

Walls and the bed linen smelt of dampness, the pages of books buckled and sagged. It was entirely reasonable to suppose Sukarno had brought Shalimar with him to Bali on his frequent visits to the island. The association of Shalimar with Sukarno was tenuous, I knew that. Object Worlds in Ancient Egypt. The major roads in that region ran along the tops of long ridges radiating down towards the sea from the Batur crater.

But in the Indonesia of the early s, with Soeharto still entrenched in power and reliant on a tightly controlled guruk, there were always more rumours than verifiable facts. See what’s been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years.

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We will contact you if necessary. I said I was interested in the Shalimar.

At this moment the West was beginning to disengage from its colonial domination of the East, substituting direct enslavement for enslavement by capital. Can I view this online? On a visit to Sydney I found it on a perfume counter at David Jones department store, standing among a cluster of tester bottles.

Remember me on this computer. Archaeological Travels in Southeast Asia. In favouring Shalimar, could it be that Sukarno, as a leader of the Non-Aligned Movement, was engaged in an act of reappropriation; a previously overlooked manifestation of his postcoloniality?

I stopped the scooter in front of a ceremonial wrought-iron gateway that guarded the guesthouse grounds and peered in across the lawns and gardens. Shalimar 1 Denis Byrne Field kit used for tracking Shalimar in Bali photograph by the author Among the few personal possessions of the former President Sukarno recovered by bpaakku son after he died in Jakarta on 21 June was a bottle of his cologne, Shalimar de Guerlain.


What would happen if I were discovered here with a bottle of Shalimar in my pocket? National Library of Australia, p.

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Guguku was perfectly understandable they would not want foreign tourists poking around a presidential residence.

In the discourse of perfumery one speaks of the afterlife of a scent, meaning the perceptible changes it undergoes from the time it is applied to the skin and its capacity to retain a distinct signature long after the fading of its initial intensity. I imagined him spraying it on himself just as I had sprayed it over my palm a few moments earlier.

I found another entrance, further up kawankh street, which apparently provided everyday access for the gardeners and maintenance staff, but I was stopped there by a guard and told I could only look guguku the outside.

National Library of Australia. Guerlain, as it were, announced that it was no longer necessary to be physically present in the East in order to experience the sensual allure of its women.

Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. Click here to sign up. Rather than taking one of those roads up from the town of Denpasar I cut across their grain from the southeast, partly for the pleasure of rising and falling along the narrow roads between the ridgelines.