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The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan

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The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past
Title
The makings of Indonesian Islam
Title remainder
orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past
Statement of responsibility
Michael Laffan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers -- from Dutch colonial administrators and orientalist scholars to modern anthropologists such as the late Clifford Geertz -- Indonesia's peaceful interpretation of Islam has been perpetually under threat from outside by more violent, intolerant Islamic traditions that were originally imposed by conquering Arab armies. 'The Makings of Indonesian Islam' challenges this widely accepted narrative, offering a more balanced assessment of the intellectual and cultural history of the most populous Muslim nation on Earth. Michael Laffan traces how the popular image of Indonesian Islam was shaped by encounters between colonial Dutch scholars and reformist Islamic thinkers. He shows how Dutch religious preoccupations sometimes echoed Muslim concerns about the relationship between faith and the state, and how Dutch-Islamic discourse throughout the long centuries of European colonialism helped give rise to Indonesia's distinctive national and religious culture. 'The Makings of Indonesian Islam' presents Islamic and colonial history as an integrated whole, revealing the ways our understanding of Indonesian Islam, both past and present, came to be"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laffan, Michael Francis
Dewey number
297.409598
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BP188.8.I5
LC item number
L34 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in Muslim politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sufism
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • Sufism
  • Indonesia
  • Soefisme
  • Culturele invloeden
  • Koloniale periode
  • Indonesië
  • Nederland
Label
The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-286) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Inspiration, rememoration, reform. 1. Remembering Islamization, 1300-1750 ; 2. Embracing a new curriculum, 1750-1830 ; 3. Reform and the widening Muslim sphere, 1830-1890 -- Part II. Power in quest of knowledge. 4. Four foundational visions of Indies Islam, 1600-1800 ; 5. New regimes of knowledge, 1800-1865 ; 6. Seeking the counterweight church, 1837-1889 -- Part III. Orientalism engaged. 7. Distant musings on a crucial colony, 1882-1888 ; 8. Collaborative encounters, 1889-1892 ; 9. Shadow muftis, Christian modern, 1892-1906 -- Part IV. Sufi pasts, modern futures. 10. From Sufism to Salafism, 1905-1911 ; 11. Advisors to Indonesie, 1906-1919 ; 12. Hardenings and partings, 1919-1942 -- Conclusion
Control code
742516940
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283152549
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
https://pure.knaw.nl/portal/en/publications/the-makings-of-indonesian-islam-orientalism-and-the-narration-of-a-sufi-past(dafa16f5-9eb4-475c-8e7d-49cd7621a71d).html
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx2qp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742516940
Label
The makings of Indonesian Islam : orientalism and the narration of a Sufi past, Michael Laffan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-286) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Inspiration, rememoration, reform. 1. Remembering Islamization, 1300-1750 ; 2. Embracing a new curriculum, 1750-1830 ; 3. Reform and the widening Muslim sphere, 1830-1890 -- Part II. Power in quest of knowledge. 4. Four foundational visions of Indies Islam, 1600-1800 ; 5. New regimes of knowledge, 1800-1865 ; 6. Seeking the counterweight church, 1837-1889 -- Part III. Orientalism engaged. 7. Distant musings on a crucial colony, 1882-1888 ; 8. Collaborative encounters, 1889-1892 ; 9. Shadow muftis, Christian modern, 1892-1906 -- Part IV. Sufi pasts, modern futures. 10. From Sufism to Salafism, 1905-1911 ; 11. Advisors to Indonesie, 1906-1919 ; 12. Hardenings and partings, 1919-1942 -- Conclusion
Control code
742516940
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283152549
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
https://pure.knaw.nl/portal/en/publications/the-makings-of-indonesian-islam-orientalism-and-the-narration-of-a-sufi-past(dafa16f5-9eb4-475c-8e7d-49cd7621a71d).html
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx2qp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742516940

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