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Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Larry W. Yarak

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of the administration and government of the West African kingdom of Asante between 1744 and 1873. The book analyses the nature and development of the pre-colonial state, and traces ... More


Who Appears in the Family Album? Writing the History of Indonesia's Revolutionary Struggle

Jane Monnig Atkinson

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

On the study of eastern central Sulawesi, Indonesia, this chapter contrasts the perspectives of two histories, one written from the viewpoint of the metropolitan center of Java and the other from the ... More


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


Legal Incompetence: Jurisdictional Complications in the Netherlands Indies

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the jurisdictional problems that Arab populations experienced under Dutch colonial rule. The one thing that the Dutch feared above all else was not the slippage of Arab identity ... More


Me and Toha

Susan Rodgers

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

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085466
eISBN:
9780520914797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085466.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the English translation of P. Pospos's childhood memoirs Aku dan Toba: Tjatatan dari Masa Kanak-Kanak. The twenty-four chapters of these memoirs relate the author's experience ... More


Integrating Shari’ah, Adat and European Laws

Muhamad Ali

in Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It focuses on Muslim articulation of evolving ideas about shari’ah in terms of law and its relation to adat and European laws. Muslim reformers sought to spread legal interpretations by addressing ... More


Politics and Community in Premodern History

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/9780520069336.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Few areas of Java bear such visible traces of Southeast Asia's complex history as do the Tengger highlands. Drawn into a lowland-based Hindu–Buddhist state a thousand years ago, this is the only ... More


Introduction

Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Introduction sets out an overview of the book and summaries of the individual chapters in the book. In addition, the Introduction also provides a justification for the geographical scope and time ... More


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