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Indonesian Islam social change through contemporary fatāwā by M. B. Hooker

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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English



  • Indonesia,
  • Indonesia.


  • Islam -- Indonesia -- History.,
  • Islam and state -- Indonesia.,
  • Religion and state -- Indonesia.,
  • Islam -- Social aspects -- Indonesia.,
  • Fatwas.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-294) and index.

StatementM.B. Hooker.
SeriesAsian Studies Association of Australia Southeast Asia publications series, Southeast Asia publications series.
LC ClassificationsBP63.I5 H66 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3683602M
ISBN 100824827589
LC Control Number2003043445

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