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Education: (Early through Late) Modern: Indonesia
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This entry discusses the education of women in Indonesia, focusing on the modern era (from the nineteenth century) and on education provided by the state. After a slow start, by the end of the twentieth century Indonesia, the largest Islamic society in the world, had succeeded in providing relatively equal and universal access to education at primary and lower secondary levels of schooling. Muc…

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Blackburn, Susan, “Education: (Early through Late) Modern: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0251e>
First published online: 2009

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