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Islam in Southeast Asia: Early 20th Century to Present
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Paucity of sources until the mid-1970s

Academic works on East and Southeast Asian women did not begin to proliferate until the mid-1970s. Until then, scholars studying the region had paid only scant attention to women. The reasons for this neglect appear to stem from both the perspective of the scholars a…

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Fuad, Muhammad, “Islam in Southeast Asia: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0033>
First published online: 2009

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