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Islam and colonialism : becoming modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Author: Muhamad Ali
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book offers a comparative and cross-cultural history of Islamic reform and European colonialism as both dependent and independent factors in shaping the multiple ways of becoming modern in Indonesia and Malaya during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Ali, Muhamad
Islam and colonialism
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016
xix, 335 Seiten
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Muhamad Ali
ISBN: 9781474409216 1474409210 9781474409209 1474409202
OCLC Number: 967385940
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Sep 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 335 pages)
Contents: Making Islam modern. Organising Da'wah and spreading reform --
Colonising the Muslim East and reinforcing culture --
Modernising politics and government. Building Siyasah and reforming sultanate --
Controlling politics and bureaucratising religion --
Modernising law. Integrating Shari'ah, Adat and European laws --
Formalising legal plurality --
Modernising education. Teaching Agama and the secular --
Secularising education.
Responsibility: Muhamad Ali.


Focusing on Indonesia and Malaysia, this book looks at how European colonial and Islamic modernising powers operated in the common and parallel domains of government and politics, law and education  Read more...


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