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Women in the Malay World

Khairudin Aljunied

in Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724565
eISBN:
9781501724589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724565.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Hamka’s writings about the place of women in Islam and in societies across the Malay world. Hamka was engaged in the project of “recasting gendered paradigms,” which involves ... More


Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Khairudin Aljunied

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724565
eISBN:
9781501724589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book analyzes the ideas of a prominent twentieth century reformer, Haji Abdullah Malik Abdul Karim Amrullah, more commonly known as Hamka. It employs the term “cosmopolitan reform” to describe ... More


The Sectarian Study of Islam: A Culture of Isolation and the Isolation of Cultures

Majid Daneshgar

in Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter deals with the persistence of sectarian treatment of the Qurʾān and Qurʾanic studies. It shows how Muslim academics are, or are obliged to be, inattentive to the cultural and literary ... More


Forging Islamic Power and Place: The Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Francis R. Bradley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851613
eISBN:
9780824868093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851613.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Following a defeat by Siam in 1786, the Patani community experienced a period of displacement that resulted in many resettling elsewhere in the Malay world and Mecca. This marked the denouement for ... More


Eighteenth-Century Historiography and the World of the Mughal Munshī

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the changing fate of the munshīs in the later seventeenth century and early eighteenth century as they accompanied the changes in Mughal rule as both agents and witnesses. The ... More


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