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Indonesia: Islam and politics since 1942
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The relationship between Islam and politics in Indonesia since 1942 has often been reshaped, alternating between government co-optation and repression, expansion and contraction. During the Japanese occupation of 1942–5, Muslims in general were sought as a source for support, but i…

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Formichi, Chiara, “Indonesia: Islam and politics since 1942”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_32470>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 9789004386655, 2019, 2019-4

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