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Aceh : history, politics and culture /
edited by Arndt Graf, Susanne Schröter, Edwin Wieringa.
imprint
Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, c2010.
description
xvii, 386 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9789814279123, 9814279129
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imprint
Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, c2010.
isbn
9789814279123
9814279129
catalogue key
7458172
 
Includes bibliographical referenfces (p. [343]-370) and index.
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The process of post-tsunami recovery and reconstruction in Aceh will take considerable time and is not easy. This book is an attempt at providing helpful background information on Acehnese history, politics and culture, which would benefit expatriate aid workers as well as foreign and domestic scholars in their dealings with the people of Aceh. It is written by specialists of Indonesian and Acehnese studies from a number of countries, together with Acehnese scholars. As the region was not accessible for decades, this book represents in many aspects a new, pioneering endeavour in Acehnese studies. The chapters cover many important aspects of history, such as the female Sultanahs of Aceh, Aceh's Turkish connection and the Dutch Colonial War in Aceh. The main emphasis of the book is on relevant contemporary developments in the economy, politics, Islam, and the media, as well as painting, music, and literature.

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