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A history of Islam in Indonesia : unity in diversity

Author: Carool Kersten
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this survey Carool Kersten presents the Islamisation of Indonesia from the first evidence of the acceptance of Islam by indigenous peoples in the late thirteenth century until the present day. He provides comprehensive insight into the different roles played by Islam in Indonesia throughout history, including the importance of Indian Ocean networks for connecting Indonesians with the wider Islamic world, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carool Kersten
ISBN: 9780748681846 0748681841 9780748681839 0748681833
OCLC Number: 956747321
Description: xiii, 199 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The arrival of Islam --
2.Network Islam --
3. Islam as resistance --
4. Islam and nation-building --
5. An Indonesian Islam?
Series Title: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
Responsibility: Carool Kersten.

Abstract:

In this survey Carool Kersten presents the Islamisation of Indonesia from the first evidence of the acceptance of Islam by indigenous peoples in the late thirteenth century until the present day. He provides comprehensive insight into the different roles played by Islam in Indonesia throughout history, including the importance of Indian Ocean networks for connecting Indonesians with the wider Islamic world, the religion's role as a means of resistance and tool for nation-building, and postcolonial attempts to forge an 'Indonesian Islam'. -- From back cover.

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