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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Indonesia
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Introduction

This article is about the mubalighat, the female preacher of Muhammadiyah, one of the greatest Islamic reformist movements in Indonesia, which was founded by K.H. Ahmad Dahlan in Kauman, Yogyakarta, on 18 November 1912. The emergence of the mubalighat was closely connected to the development of ‘Aisyiyah, the women’s wing o…

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Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi, “Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002165>
First published online: 2018



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