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Hinduism in Modern Indonesia

1st Edition

By Martin Ramstedt

Routledge

308 pages

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This book provides new data and perspectives on the development of 'world religion' in post-colonial societies through an analysis of the development of 'Hinduism' in various parts of Indonesia from the early twentieth century to the present. This development has been largely driven by the religious and cultural policy of the Indonesian central government, although the process began during the colonial period as an indigenous response to the introduction of modernity.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL032000
RELIGION / Hinduism / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General