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The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Michael Laffan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers—from Dutch colonial ... More


Malay: “A More Approachable Structure”

John McWhorter

in Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309805
eISBN:
9780199788378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309805.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the evolution of Malay. It is argued that Malay, in both its standard and colloquial forms, is the product of incomplete transmission of Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian grammar. ... More


Telling Lives, Telling History: Autobiography and Historical Imagination in Modern Indonesia

Susan Rodgers (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085466
eISBN:
9780520914797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085466.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

These two memoirs provide unique windows into the Sumatran past, in particular, and the early twentieth-century history of Southeast Asia, in general. Originally published soon after the Indonesian ... More


Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Wu-Ling Chong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the complex situation of ethnic Chinese Indonesians in post-Suharto Indonesia, focusing on Chinese in two of the largest Indonesian cities, Medan and Surabaya. The fall of Suharto ... More


Conclusion

Wu-Ling Chong

in Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter provides an analysis and summary of the active role of ethnic Chinese in reproducing and perpetuating their ambivalent position as well as in shaping Indonesia’s political, business, and ... More


Reform and the Widening Muslim Sphere, 1800–1890

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the rise, largely in the nineteenth century, of a new form of populist authority that expanded the scope of Islamic activity beyond the reach of ever more marginalized courts. ... More


Hardenings and Partings, 1919–1942

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how, with the rise of a national movement couched by some of the actors in terms of Islam, the advisors and their reformist fellow-travelers would be blamed and marginalized by a ... More


The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Christopher GoGwilt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book reevaluates twentieth-century literature and culture by studying the interrelations between English, Creole, and Indonesian formations of literary modernism. Each modernist formation is ... More


Voice and v: Lessons from Acehnese

Julie Anne Legate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028141
eISBN:
9780262320559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028141.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Voice and v investigates the syntactic structure of voice, using Acehnese as the empirical starting point. A central claim is that voice is encoded in a functional projection, VoiceP, which is ... More


The Linguistic-Literary Coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 defines the sense of modernism used in the book and outlines the linguistic-literary coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernisms. It frames the study to come in terms of the ... More


The Vanishing Genre of the Nyai Narrative: Reading Genealogies of English and Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines the literary and historical significance of narratives about the nyai (concubine, mistress, or house-servant) published during the turn from the nineteenth to the twentieth ... More


Postcolonial Philology and the Passage of Literature

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 8 offers some concluding reflections on the practical and theoretical consequences of the book's comparative study of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernist formations. The chapter ... More


Searching for Illegal Immigrants

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines illegal immigration in India, Malaysia, and Pakistan, demonstrating the magnitude, strength, and pervasive nature of illegal-immigrant networks. It begins by analyzing the ... More


Islamic philanthropy in Indonesia

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter republishes a review of Amelia Fauzia’s book Faith and the State: Islamic philanthropy in Indonesia, originally published in the Asian Journal of Social Science in 2014. Most research ... More


Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia

L. Ayu Saraswati

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836641
eISBN:
9780824871161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836641.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Indonesia, light skin color has been desirable throughout recorded history. This book explores Indonesia's changing beauty ideals and traces them to a number of influences: first to ninth-century ... More


The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More


Relations in Production: Social Change in Land and Labor

Robert W. Hefner

in The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069336
eISBN:
9780520913769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069336.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The history and organization of landholding and labor organization in the highlands remain poorly documented. We know little of how colonialism affected upland labor organization and even less about ... More


Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and ... More


Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Arskal Salim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines Muslim efforts to incorporate sharia (religious law) into modern Indonesia's legal system from the time of independence in 1945 to the present. The book argues that attempts to ... More


Situated Testimonies: Dread and Enchantment in an Indonesian Literary Archive

Laurie J. Sears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836832
eISBN:
9780824871031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Indonesian writer Pramoedya Ananta Toer made a distinction between a “downstream” literary reality and an “upstream” historical reality. Pramoedya suggested that literature has an effect on the ... More


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