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 Brieven over den Islam uit de binnenlanden van Java
(754 words)

‘Letters on Islam from the interior of Java’

Carel Poensen

Date: 1886 (1883)

Original Language: Dutch


Brieven over den Islam is a collection of 17 letters originally published anonymously in the Javanese Dutch-language newspaper Soerabajasche Handelsblad in 1883 under the title Brieven van een desaman (Letters from a villager). They were published together in 1886, in an edition consisting of 174 pages plus a 12-page preface by Pieter J. Veth, professor of …

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Kruithof, Maryse, “ Brieven over den Islam uit de binnenlanden van Java”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>

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