Islamic Narrative and Authority in Southeast Asia: From the 16th to the 21st Century / Edition 1
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Islamic Narrative and Authority in Southeast Asia: From the 16th to the 21st Century / Edition 1

by T. Gibson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403979839

ISBN-13: 9781403979834

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403979834
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
07/19/2007
Series:
Contemporary Anthropology of Religion Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The 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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