Book Launch 'Held's History of Sumbawa'

IMG_3219.JPGIn the context of the Leiden Asia Year, and the book launch of AUP's recent publication Held's History of Sumbawa, author Hans Hägerdal presented his book at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden on March 11th.

This volume is the first translation into English of the book that Indologist Gerrit Jan Held wrote in 1955 but was never published, and includes extensive footnotes that set it in context of current research. It was published in AUP's Asian History series.