Aceh: History, Politics and Culture

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Arndt Graf, Susanne Schroter, Edwin Wieringa
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010 - History - 386 pages
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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 acc...
 

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Contents

Contemporary Economy and Politics
79
Foundations of Religion and Culture
155
Current Debates in Religion and Culture
240
Glossary by Bethany J Collier Karin Hörner Saiful Machdi and Edwin Wieringa
334
Bibliography
343
Index
371
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About the author (2010)

Arndt Graf is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany.

Susanne Schroter is Professor for Anthropology of Colonial andPostcolonial Orders at the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

Edwin Wieringa is Professor (Chair) of Indonesian Philology and Islamic Studies at the Department of Oriental Studies, University of Cologne. 

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