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The Seen and Unseen Worlds in Java, 1726-1749: History, Literature and Islam in the Court of Pakubuwana II (Southeast Asia Publications Series) M.C. Ricklefs

The Seen and Unseen Worlds in Java, 1726-1749: History, Literature and Islam in the Court of Pakubuwana II (Southeast Asia Publications Series)

M.C. Ricklefs

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ISBN : 9780824820527
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391 pages
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In this work Professor M. C. Ricklefs explores the nexus between religious belief and mundane behaviour in mid-eighteenth century Java - exploding widely accepted stereotypes about the role of Islam in Javanese civilisation as he does so. This studyMoreIn this work Professor M. C. Ricklefs explores the nexus between religious belief and mundane behaviour in mid-eighteenth century Java - exploding widely accepted stereotypes about the role of Islam in Javanese civilisation as he does so. This study rests upon a vast range of Javanese and Dutch sources. Readers will gain a unique sense of how members of the Javanese elite thought, prayed and performed at this time, when pre-colonial Javanese court culture was at its height.