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Asian visions of authority : religion and the modern states of East and Southeast Asia / edited by Charles F. Keyes, Laurel Kendall, Helen Hardacre.

By: Keyes, Charles F
Contributor(s): Kendall, Laurel | Hardacre, Helen | Social Science Research Council (U.S.) | American Council of Learned Societies. Joint Committee on Southeast Asia
Language: English Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1994.Description: ix, 366p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0824814711
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Includes bibl. notes. - Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Social Science Research Council and American Council of Learned Societes' Joint Committees on Southeast Asia, on Korea, and on Japan. - Contents: I, State authority and religion. The universal and the particular in the rites of Hiroshima / J.H. Foard; Communist revolution and the Buddhist past in Cambodia / C.F. Keyes; Reimagined community: a social history of Muslim education in Pasaruan, East Java / R.W. Hefner; II, Reshaping religious practice. Religion and ethnic politics in Malaysia / A.B. Shamsul; Historical allusion and the defence of identity: Malaysian Chinese popular illusion / J. Debernardi; Capitalism, community and the rise of amoral cults in Taiwan / R.P. Weller; A rite of modernization and its postmodern discontents: of weddings, bureaucrats and morality in the Republic of Korea / L. Kendall; III, Modes of resistance. Rituals of resistance: the manipulation of shamanism in contemporary Korea / Kwang-Ok Kim; The politics of ritual displacement / A.S. Anagnost; Salman Rushdie in China / D.C Gladney; Hijab and moments of legitimation: Islamic resurgence in Thai society / C. Satha-Anand; Epilogue: defying disenchantment / Jean Comaroff.