Islamic Narrative and Authority in Southeast Asia: From the 16th to the 21st Century / Edition 1by T. Gibson
Pub. Date: 07/19/2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
This is a literary and anthropological analysis of historical narratives that illuminate regional notions of cosmological kingship, cosmopolitan notions of Islamic law and mysticism, and global notions of the modern bureaucratic state. These notions have coexisted in Southeast Asia since the Sixteenth century and influence politics to this day.
Table of ContentsThe Ruler as Perfect Man in Southeast Asia 1500-1667 Cosmopolitan Islam in South Sulawesi 1640-1705 Islamic Martyrdom and the Great Lord of the VOC 1705-1988 Popular Mysticism and the Colonial State 1780-1936 Cosmopolitan Piety and the Late Colonial State 1860-1950 Revolutionary Islam and the Nation State 1900-1965 Official Islam and the Developmental State 1965-2004 Charisma, Ritual and Models of the Self
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