Brill's Southeast Asian Library

Edited by M.C.Ricklefs, Australian National University and Bruce Lockhart, National University of Singapore

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Series
ISSN: 
2213-0527
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Edited by Richard Fox, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg and Annette Hornbacher, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

The Materiality and Efficacy of Balinese Letters examines traditional uses of writing on the Indonesian island of Bali, focusing on the power attributed to Balinese script. The approach is interdisciplinary and comparative, bringing together insights from anthropological and philological...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326811
E-ISBN: 
9789004326828
Publication date: 
October 2016
€110,00
$132.00

Edited by Uwe U. Paetzold, Robert Schumann University of Music, Düsseldorf, and Paul H. Mason, University of Sydney

With a wealth of information about an array of performance genres related to the fighting art of pencak silat, this volume articulates for the very first time fascinating dimensions of the beauty, philosophy and diversity of Southeast Asian cultural life.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308749
E-ISBN: 
9789004308756
Publication date: 
January 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Nico J.G. Kaptein, Leiden University

In this biography Nico J.G. Kaptein studies the life and times of Sayyid ʿUthman (1822-1914), the most prominent Muslim scholar of his time in the Netherlands East Indies.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278691
E-ISBN: 
9789004278707
Publication date: 
July 2014
€127,00
$152.00

Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, University of Göttingen and David D. Harnish, University of San Diego

Between Harmony and Discrimination articulates how religious practices have become the primary identity markers in Bali and Lombok. This movement has caused the historic interreligious relationships between majority and minority populations, primarily Hindus and Muslims, to be renegotiated and...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271258
E-ISBN: 
9789004271494
Publication date: 
May 2014
€139,00
$167.00

John Ingleson, University of New South Wales

In Workers, Unions and Politics. Indonesia in the 1920s and 1930s, John Ingleson revises received understandings of the decade and a half between the failed communist uprisings of 1926/1927 and the Japanese occupation in 1942.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264465
E-ISBN: 
9789004264762
Publication date: 
January 2014
€138,00
$166.00

Amelia Fauzia, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta

Faith and the State offers a historical development of Islamic philanthropy from the time of the Islamic monarchs, through the period of Dutch colonialism and up to contemporary Indonesia.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233973
E-ISBN: 
9789004249202
Publication date: 
February 2013
€126,00
$159.00