The Banda Islands, once known as the ‘islands of spicerie’ have witnessed key moments in world history, from the beginnings of global capitalism and colonization to Indonesia’s journey towards becoming a nation. The richness of their culture, history and natural wealth has long fascinated people from around the world. The Banda Islands anthology features the words and images of those who have come under the islands’ spell through the centuries with international and Indonesian contributors including Goenawan Mohamad, Amitav Ghosh, Des Alwi, Giles Milton, Jay Subyakto and many more. Published by Kabar Media. Length : 240 Pages Page size : 192 x 240 mm Soft cover with matt varnished dust jacket.