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Reformist Islam, gender and marriage in late colonial Dutch East Indies, 1900-1942

White, Sally Jane


The introduction of Islamic reformism in the late colonial period transformed religious life in the Dutch East Indies. Reformist Muslims sought to purify the faith of what they saw as corrupting un-Islamic elements, and 'modernise' the attitudes of the community of believers. They formed organisations such as Moehammadijah and the Jong Islamieten Bond, and embarked on a wide range of religious, educational and social reforms. A feature of the movement was its extensive involvement of women....[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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