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Man and Wife of a Balinese Village in the Dutch East Indies

MAN AND WIFE OF A BALINESE VILLAGE IN THE DUTCH EAST INDIES

A well-knit and comely people are the inhabitants of Bali, the mountainous volcanic island which has the by-name of "Little Java" of the Lesser Sunda group, separated at one place from Java by scarcely a mile's breadth of shallow sea. There are a few Mahomedans among its dense population, but the dominant religion is a form of Hinduism which includes most of its caste prejudices