Borobudur, one of the world's greatest Buddhist monuments, is an integral part of the sense of identity for the whole population of Indonesia. The most visited tourist attraction in Indonesia, this monument emanates a unique combination of charm and mystery. Written by scholars who have dedicated many years to studying it, this volume will bring pleasure to those who treasure the greatest historical monuments in the world.
John N. Miksic, an archaeologist born in the USA, has lived in Southeast Asia since 1968. He has written numerous books on Indonesian sites and artifacts.
Noerhadi Magetsari began teaching at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta, in 1962. He was educated in Jakarta, Athens, Rome, and Harvard.