This is a guide book that reads more like a classroom lecture....in a good way. This is not a typical Eyewitness/Lonely Planet take on a country. There is an immense amount of history for understanding the cultural and people at a deeper level. A student of our recommended it as the best book he'd read on travel to Bali and I have to agree. If you want to be an informed traveler, I recommend you pick this up along with the Lonely Planet guide to Bali & Lombok. These are a perfect pair for travel to this amazing island!
eBook Periplus Guide to Bali