Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, And The Arabic Cosmopolis Of South And Southeast Asia


by Ronit Ricci

Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, And The Arabic Cosmopolis Of South And Southeast Asia

Price:  US$68.00   (SGD85.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 313 pages
Published:  2011, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780226710884
SB#:  051767 (103)

About This Book

This groundbreaking study is an exploration of witten texts which contributed to the spread of Islamic ideas in Southeast Asia between the 16th and 20th centuries. Inspired by or rooted in Arabic text, they were of diverse genres and circulated in Tamil, Malay and Japanese and are seen to have contributed to an "Arabic Cosmopolis" in Southeast Asia. With sketch maps, bibliography and index.


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