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Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

Michael K. Jerryson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793235
eISBN:
9780199897438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793235.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

For many people, the concept of Buddhist violence is an oxymoron. The image of a Buddhist monk holding a handgun or the view of a militarized Buddhist monastery challenges our popular images of ... More


Histories

Michael K. Jerryson

in Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793235
eISBN:
9780199897438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793235.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the way in which historical narratives become instrumental in both the discussion of and participation in the southern Thai conflict. Through interviews with history teachers ... More


Competitive Colonialisms: Siam and the Malay Muslim South

Tamara Loos

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Siam's modernity developed in relation to areas on the Malay Peninsula, focusing on the role played by King Chulalongkorn and his closest advisors. The catalyst for ... More


Islam and Modernity in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction by Malay Writers

Andrew Hock Soon Ng

in Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083213
eISBN:
9789882209831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083213.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Islam and modernity remain uncomfortable bedfellows, and Malaysia's claim to be a modern Islamic state is vexed precisely by such an unnatural alliance. The fault-lines embedded in the socio-cultural ... More


Islamic Education in Southern Thailand: Negotiating Islam, Identity, and Modernity

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historiography of modern education in Thailand's Muslim society. The study focuses on the Malay-Muslim provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat, where the vast majority of ... More


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