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 Dutch and Malay authors on the Paderi Wars in west Sumatra
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Dutch and Malay authors on the Paderi Wars in west Sumatra

Date: First half of the 19th century

Original Language: Dutch

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During the 17th century, the west Sumatran coastal town of Ulakan was a significant catalyst in the spread of Islam in the region through its famous mystical teacher Syaikh Burhanuddin (1646-1704). In the later 18th century, students from Ulakan promoted religious study in the mountainous central regions of west Sumatra, targeting perceived deviat…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Dutch and Malay authors on the Paderi Wars in west Sumatra”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_31089>



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