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Hindu Javanese : Tengger tradition and Islam

Author: Robert W Hefner
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The description for this book, Hindu Javanese: Tengger Tradition and Islam, will be forthcoming.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Hefner
ISBN: 0691094136 9780691094137 0691028567 9780691028569
OCLC Number: 11727137
Description: xi, 290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Setting: History and Identity --
Region and Ritual --
Village World and Village Concepts --
Village Ritual and Islam --
Culture Challenge and Culture Hero: The Tale of Ajisaka and Mohammad --
Life Passage and Ritual --
Ritual Form and Meaning: The Entas-Entas Purification --
Priest and Priestly Faith --
The Economics of Ritual Reproduction --
Islamization and Hindu Reform --
Resi Priesthood in Tengger and Bali, a Comparative Note.
Responsibility: Robert W. Hefner.


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"The most important study of Javanese religion since Clifford Geertz's Religion of Java (1960). An ethnographically rich and historically detailed portrait of the last Hindu enclave in Muslim Java, Read more...

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