The Seen and Unseen Worlds in Java, 1726-1749: History, Literature and Islam in the Court of Pakubuwana II

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This work explores the nexus between religious belief and mundane behaviour in mid-18th-century Java, exploding the widely accepted stereotypes about the role of Islam in Javanese civilization as he does so. Pakubawana was a malleable 16 year-old who came to the throne under the religious influence of his pious and mystical grandmother Ratu Pakubuwana. He was shaped into the model mystic monarch, who eventually went to Holy War against the Dutch East India company. Specialist though the topic may be, the author's approach ...

The Seen and Unseen Worlds in Java, 1726-1749: History, Literature and Islam in the Court of Pakubuwana II 1998, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9780824820527

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The Seen and Unseen Worlds in Java, 1726-1749: History, Literature and Islam in the Court of Pakubuwana II 1998, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781864486278

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