Review of Julia Byl’s “Antiphonal Histories” by Margaret Kartomi

Julia BylA review written by Margaret Kartomi, of Julia Byl’s recent book Antiphonal Histories: Resonant Pasts in the Toba Batak Musical Present, has been published in Inside Indonesia.  This is the first book-length ethnography of Toba Batak music cultures, and Professor Kartomi’s review outlines the book’s importance to the field in detail.  For the complete review, visit the Inside Indonesia site here.