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Identifier: historyofworldsu02helm
Title: The history of the world; a survey of a man's record
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Helmolt, Hans F. (Hans Ferdinand), 1865-1929 Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922
Subjects: World history
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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The interior of the islands remained unsubduedand unaffected bj- this change. Bali aflords a solitary exception to the general rule. This island, althoughprofoundly influenced in ancient times by Java, frequently enjoyed politicalindependence. Wlien the Brahman States of East Java increased in strengthtoward the close of the fir.st millennium of tlie Christian era, Bali also was a Statewith Hindu culture (see the accompanying plate, Two Illustrations of HinduMytholog)-, etc.). IJgi-asena ruled there in the year 923; in 1103 another pruice,Jayapaugu, is mentioned. Bali later formed a part of the kingdom of Modyopahit.It was impossible for Islam to convert the Balinese, who, at the time wlienthey formed a united people, actually assumed the aggressive, oppressed theMohammedan Sassaks on the temporarily conquered Lombok, and menaced Sum-bawa. Brahmanism defied its rival in this case at least, and has lasted on I?alidown to the present day. In consequence of the prevailing system of small

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» o indoneiia-] HISTORY OF THE WORLD 569 sovereigns complete political disintegration gradually set in; there were eightpetty States in Bali in the nineteenth century, when the Dutch in the years 1846,1848,1849, and 1868 undertook campaigns against Balinese princes. Neverthelessthe Dutch, even recently, have required a comparatively strong levy of troops tocrush the resistance of one of the princes. Javanese influence also temporarily touched Sumbawa, tlie development ofwhich on the whole was affected by the seafaring inhabitants of Southern Celebes,the Macassars and Bugis. It was formerly split up into six small and independentStates, Bima, Sumbawa, Dompo, Tambora, Sangar, and P(ap)ekat. The populationof the kingdoms of Tambora and Papekat suffered terribly under the devastatingeruption of Tambora (April 10, 1815), as, to a somewhat less degree, did those ofSangar, Dompo, and the town of Sumbawa. In the east of Floris (Flores; capital,Larantuka) Malay and Buginese immigrants predomi


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