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Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Khairudin Aljunied


Cosmopolitan ideals and pluralist tendencies have been employed creatively and adapted carefully by Muslim individuals, societies, and institutions in modern Southeast Asia to produce the necessary contexts for mutual tolerance and shared respect between and within different groups in society. Organised around six key themes that interweave the connected histories of three countries in Southeast Asia — Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia — this book shows the ways in which historical actors have promoted better understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in the region. Case studies from across ... More

Keywords: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Muslims, non-Muslims, Southeast Asia, tolerance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474408882
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Khairudin Aljunied, author
University of Singapore