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Muhamad Ali

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781474409209

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.001.0001

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Colonising the Muslim East and Reinforcing Culture

Colonising the Muslim East and Reinforcing Culture

(p.74) II Colonising the Muslim East and Reinforcing Culture
Islam and Colonialism

Muhamad Ali

Edinburgh University Press

It explores the different approaches to Islam and local traditions as they were expressed in Dutch and British writings and research institutions. The Dutch were concerned with the political manifestations of Islam in Indonesia whereas the British addressed the cultural expressions of their Malay subjects. There was no unified, monolithic Orientalism, and it is important to consider their diverse backgrounds, approaches and positions regarding Islam and Muslims.

Keywords:   Dutch, British, Orientalism, Snouck Hurgronje, Hendrick Kraemer, R.J. Wilkinson, Richard Winstedt

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