Hayu Adi Darmarastri

History Study Program, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia


  • Research   
    Ciu Bekonang as a Traditional Alcoholic Drink: Sociohistorical Phenomena and Health Concerns
    Author(s): Yusana Sasanti Dadtun*, Hayu Adi Darmarastri, Tundjung Wahadi Sutirto, Asti Kurniawati, Supariadi and Susanto

    Ciu is a traditional alcoholic drink known by the enthusiasts from generation to generation in Bekonang district, Sukoharjo regency, Indonesia. The objectives of this study are to examine sociohistorical phenomena underlying the presence of Ciu Bekonang in the Bekonang district from Mangkunegaran sugar factory in 19th–20th century to the present, in addition to determine the social and personal effects caused when a person or community has a drinking habit consuming Ciu Bekonang. This study found that the Ciu Bekonang has long been manufactured. Its presence is inextricably linked to the presence of sugar factories in the history of plantations in Surakarta. Consuming Ciu Bekonang to get drunk is illegal, even if the community around it shares the Bekonang community’s drinking habit and many community leaders, including religious leaders and elders, still revere and adhere.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4303/JDAR/236249

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