Political and Legal Transformations of an Indonesian Polity (BOK)

Franz von Benda Beckmann

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Political and Legal Transformations of an Indonesian Polity is a long-term study of the historical transformations of the Minangkabau polity of nagari, property relations and the ever-changing dynamic relationships between Minangkabau matrilineal adat law, Islamic law and state law. While the focus is on the period since the fall of President Suharto in 1998, the book charts a long history of political and legal transformations before and after Indonesia's independence, in which the continuities are as notable as the changes. It also throws light on the transnational processes through which legal and political ideas spread and acquire new meanings. The multi-temporal historical approach adopted is also relevant to the more general discussions of the relationship between anthropology and history, the creation of customary law, identity construction, and the anthropology of colonialism.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Franz von Benda Beckmann
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107038592
Antall sider 525 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,9cm x 3,5cm
Vekt 898 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd