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Islamic Narrative and Authority in Southeast Asia: From the 16th to the 21st Century (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion)

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Honorable Mention for the 2008 Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion!

The roots of contemporary Islamic militancy in Southeast Asia lie in the sixteenth century, when Christian Europeans first tried to dominate Indian Ocean trade. Through a detailed analysis of sacred scriptures, epic narratives and oral histories from the region, this book shows how South
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Hardcover, 266 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published May 15th 2007)
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