The Power of Prophecy: Prince Dipanagara and the End of an Old Order in Java, 1785-1855
National hero, Javanese mystic, pious Muslim, and leader of the "holy war" against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830, the Yogyakarta prince Dipanagara is pre-eminent in the pantheon of modern Indonesian historical figures. This first biography based on Dutch and Javanese sources is concerned with the rise of Western colonial rule in Indonesia, the fate of indigenous cultures in an age of imperials, and the role of Javanese Islam in modern Indonesian history.
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National hero, Javanese mystic, pious Muslim and leader of the ‘holy war’ against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830, the Yogyakarta prince, Dipanagara (1785-1855, otherwise known as Diponegoro), is pre ... Read full review
The southcentral Javanese world circa 17921825
Dipanagaras youth and upbringing 17851803
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