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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1993
... . Anderson Benedict. 1991 . Imagined Communities . Rev. ed. London : Verso . Antoun Richard T. 1989 . Muslim Preacher in the Modern World . Princeton : Princeton University Press . Ara L. K. 1980 . Serangkum saer Gayo [A Collection of Gayo Saer]. Jakarta : Departemen Pendidikan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1073–1075.
Published: 01 November 1993
...Susan Rodgers Muslims through Discourse: Religion and Ritual in Gayo Society . By John R. Bowen . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1993 . xv, 358 pp. $49.50 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 545–561.
Published: 01 May 1986
... in two cases: East Java and Gayo (Aceh). The wide variety of local strategies is perceived as depending on preexisting political traditions and power relations vis-à-vis the state. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1986 1986 List of References Anderson Benedict R. O'G . 1966...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1340–1341.
Published: 01 November 1994
..., several of the contributors noted that a practitioner may well be seen as a healer by some and a sorcerer by others, since their asserted superior access to knowledge privileges them as powerful persons. In such cases it all depends from whose perspective the practitioner is viewed. Among the Gayo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 559–564.
Published: 01 August 1993
... . Appadurai Arjun , Frank J. Korom, and Margaret A. Mills, eds. 1991 . Gender, Genre, and Power in South Asian Expressive Traditions . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Bowen John R. 1993 . Muslims through Discourse: Religion and Ritual in Gayo Society . Princeton...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (3): 603–611.
Published: 01 August 1990
... of Development , Bennett John W. and Bowen John R. eds., pp. 411 – 430 . Lanham (Maryland): University Press of America . Bowen John R. . 1988 a. “ The Transformation of an Indonesian Property System: Adat , Islam, and Social Change in the Gayo Highlands .” American Ethnologist . 15...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 481–482.
Published: 01 May 1986
... in two cases: East Java and Gayo (Aceh). The wide variety of local strategies is perceived as depending on preexisting political traditions and power relations vis-a-vis the state. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 899–900.
Published: 01 August 1995
.... It fills an ethnographic gap between the Gayo, recently brought to prominence through the work of John Bowen, and the Karo, known through the work of several scholars working there over the last two decades. The Alas, who number around 70,000 persons, live in the Special Province of Aceh. Like the Karo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 898–899.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., 1994. xxi, 241 pp. This is a specialist's book that will be of interest to relatively few anthropologists those who study kinship or those who study the highland peoples of northern Sumatra. It fills an ethnographic gap between the Gayo, recently brought to prominence through the work of John Bowen...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 May 1988
... analysis of links between textual Sufism and Gayo ritual is brilliant. But none of these four studies contributes much to the volume's major thesis. Those by Janet Hoskins on conversion in West Sumba, Toby Volkman on ritual and tourism in Tana Toraja, and Joseph Weinstock on the Kaharingan religion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1072–1073.
Published: 01 November 1993
... may well use it as a supplementary text at the undergraduate level. EDWIN E. MOISE Clemson University Muslims through Discourse: Religion and Ritual in Gayo Society. By J O H N R. B O W E N . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. xv, 358 pp. $49.50 (cloth); $19-95 (paper). Islam in Sumatra (one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 1003–1004.
Published: 01 August 2003
... to counterpose sharply to Muslim, modernizing Java. Sumatra's many stunning recited epics, found from Aceh, through Gayo-Alas, through the several Batak regions, through Minangkabau, and on southward to the areas around Palembang, have similar contextual complexity and aesthetic force. This 1004 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1047–1078.
Published: 01 November 1995
... . “ Ethnicity and Practice. ” Comparative Studies in Society and History 29 : 24 – 55 . Bowen John R. 1986 . “ On the Political Construction of Tradition: Gotong Royong in Indonesia. ” Journal of Asian Studies 45 ( 3 ): 545 –61. Bowen John R. 1991 . Sumatran Politics and Poetics: Gayo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 May 1988
..., and "ethnic" religions. Chapters by David Hicks on Tetum, Eric Crystal and Shinji Yamashita on Sa'dan Toraja, and Patricia Henry on Old Javanese religion and literature are informative. John Bowen's analysis of links between textual Sufism and Gayo ritual is brilliant. But none of these four studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 1001–1003.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., found from Aceh, through Gayo-Alas, through the several Batak regions, through Minangkabau, and on southward to the areas around Palembang, have similar contextual complexity and aesthetic force. This ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 584–608.
Published: 01 August 1993
... faza'il instead of (the rhyming) masd'il, the differing juridical opinions that can prove so contentious. Occasionally, a condemnation of specific practices creeps in, practices like those in the parallel stanzas of the Indonesian Gayo songs related to elaborate, status-driven ceremonies and celebrations...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1943) 2 (4): 349–356.
Published: 01 August 1943
... are as follows. Sumatra: Minangkabau, Karo and Toba (together known as Batak), Gayo, Kubu, etc. Mentawey is spoken on the island by that name. Dayak and Punan are spoken in Borneo. Java: Javanese, Sundanese, Madurese. Celebes: Toradja, Bulu, Tontemboan, Bugis, Makassa, Bareqe. Balinese is the language of Bali...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 125–149.
Published: 01 February 2001
..., and Community in a Sumatran Village . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Bourdieu Pierre. 1977 . Outline of a Theory of Practice . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Bowen John. 1988 . “The Transformation of an Indonesian Property System: Adat, Islam, and Social Change in the Gayo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1113–1123.
Published: 01 November 1993
..." POLLOCK, SHELDON, "Ramayana and Political Imagination in India" Southeast Asia B O W E N , JOHN R., "A Modernist Muslim Poetic: Irony and Social Critique in Gayo Islamic Verse" EDER, JAMES F. , "Family Farming and Household Enterprise in a Philippine Community, 1971-1988: Persistence or Proletarianization...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 2 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 November 1942
... of the nomadic Kubu of Sumatra and Punan of Borneo is probably a fairly intact survival of general conditions in the archipelago twenty thousand years ago, and other isolated groups preserve ancient patterns of culture in the same manner. The Batak and Gayo, now pushed back into the mountainous interior...