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Introduction

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

West Java is a diverse Islamic society in which different segments attach contrasting meanings to Islamic communications. Many Muslims are accustomed to listening to preachers when carrying out their ... More


Discourses of Sundanese Dance

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book develops the argument that men's dancing persists in myriad forms in West Java because it satisfies a crucial need: through dancing, participants explore and enact the contradictions ... More


Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Henry Spiller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In West Java, Indonesia, all it takes is a woman's voice and a drum beat to make a man get up and dance. Every day, men there—be they students, pedicab drivers, civil servants, or businessmen—breach ... More


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