Discussion on the theme of art and design as part of the cultural history of the book is something that has never been done in Indonesia. Generally, the theme is written is just art. Within the scope of the theme of art is often also discussed the substance of design, sometimes even architecture. Today is not a day longer put an extra portion of the design as art. In developed countries, which are characterized also by the advancement in the field of design, discussion of design in itself is common for design works so abundant and is indispensable to human progress in the present.
This book was written by six authors with editor Dr. Sumartono, born in Yogyakarta, March 2, 1951. Education BA / Bachelor of Fine decoration, STSRI "ASRI" Yogyakarta (1975), Drs / Bachelor of Interior Design, STSRI "ASRI" Yogyakarta (1982), MA History of Art, The University of Chicago (1988), MA History of Art, Cornell University (1994), and Ph.D. Art History. The Non-Degree Education English Education completed at the University of California Davis in 1986.
It draws from the religious development of the territory islands of separated by a strait, the sea and the ocean, but the beginning of its religious development began on the same level. Various relics from the prehistoric era in some places show the similarity form, variety, ornamental, and location can lead to the same interpretation as well. Talking about religious development of Indonesia's population is not an easy task. Therefore, the study of religion and philosophy in this book is still a "big sweep". Discussion revealed a choice of a number of topics about religion and philosophy of life in a variety of ethnic archipelago, although it is hoped by reading this book the reader can be moved again to understand the culture of Indonesia. In-depth study in the future is expected to give birth to study Indonesian Cultural History better with lots of examples and be the talk of the area.
This book was written by six authors with editor Dr. Agus Aris Munandar, Lecturer in Indonesian Archaeological Studies Program, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia (UI FIB). Manager of Research and Community Service FIB UI (2008-present).
In this book expressed a triangular bit of cultural history in its development closely interconnected, namely language, literature, and character. All three had for centuries been a means of keeping the spiritual and cultural custodians of culture most of the archipelago nation. Indonesia Language is the language which the country was elected to the National language has undergone spectacular development; history is displayed here. Hope to be a unifying tool between different language speakers have a range of noncompliance with the good, although barriers that block. Indonesian position between the various languages of the world as well as the comparison with other languages to be featured here, and so did its deal with languages that hundreds daeran amount. Raised questions about how the role of languages is now and in the future.