Revolutionary Islam and the Nation-State, 1900–1965

  title={Revolutionary Islam and the Nation-State, 1900–1965},
  author={T. Gibson},
  • T. Gibson
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • Between 1952 and 1961, many of my acquaintances in the village of Ara were involved in the Darul Islam movement, a movement that wanted the Republic of Indonesia to be founded on Islamic principles. The origins of the form of Islamic knowledge advocated by this movement can be traced to a decision taken by the colonial government in the early twentieth century to educate a cadre of Indonesians to staff the lower ranks of the expanding state bureaucracy. The introduction of modern schools and of… CONTINUE READING