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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Indonesia
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This article is about mubalighat, the female preachers of Muhammadiyah. Muhammadiyah, one of the greatest Islamic reformist movements in Indonesia, was founded by K.H. Ahmad Dahlan in Kauman, Yogyakarta, in 18 November 1912. The emergence of mubalighat is closely connected to the development of ‘Aisyiyah as the women’s wi…

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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 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002165>
First published online: 2018

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