Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780195385427: Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia brings together the work of 11 international scholars into an unprecedented volume focused on religion and performance in a nation celebrated for its extraordinary arts, religious diversity, and natural beauty. The resulting collection provides a panoramic view of Indonesia's Islamic arts in a variety of settings and communities. Together the authors address how history, politics, spirituality, and gender are expressed through performance and how Indonesian Islamic culture intersects with the ideology and practice of nationalism.

Unique and engaging, Divine Inspirations will fascinate readers interested in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Islam, world religions, global discourse, and music, arts and ritual.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:


David Harnish is Professor of Ethnomusicology at Bowling Green State University. He is author of Bridges to the Ancestors: Music, Myth and Cultural Politics at an Indonesian Festival (2006) and has recorded and/or performed Indonesian, jazz, Indian and Tejano musics with five different labels.

Anne K. Rasmussen is Associate Professor at The College of William and Mary, where she also directs a Middle Eastern Music Ensemble. She is the author of Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia (2010), co-editor of Musics of Multicultural America (1997), a former Fulbright senior scholar, and Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Research Fellow

Review:


"Absolutely essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the complex diversity of music in Indonesia today." --Prof. R. Anderson Sutton, School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison


"Divine Inspirations illustrates and confounds the perennially contested line between religion and culture in Islam. This pioneering volume reanimates Islamic studies in Indonesia and beyond by revealing the many performative paths to the divine." --Engseng Ho, author of The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean


"The influence of Islam on the arts has long been overlooked in Western studies of contemporary Indonesia. This timely and original book changes that entirely. It will become the standard for the study of the arts in Indonesia and a model for similar studies in the broader Muslim world." --Robert Hefner, Director, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs, Boston University


"[A] groundbreaking volume...Extremely successful in its aims and will be very well received within the circles of Southeast Asian studies and ethnomusicology." --Indonesia


"Essential reading for anyone studying Islam or music in Indonesia, for individuals seeking to understand the diversity of Islamic practices throughout the world, and for those interested in how arts interact with and actively shape the expression of Islam...[with] increasing academic agendas, budgets, and numbers of faculty lines devoted to the study of Islam, Divine Inspirations offers a timely ethnomusicological contribution to this project. --Ethnomusicology


"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 41.95
US$ 39.91

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 5.09
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780195385410: Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0195385411 ISBN 13:  9780195385410
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2011
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Harnish, David D.
Published by Oxford University Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780195385427_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.91
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.09
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Harnish, David
Published by OUP USA (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description OUP USA, 2011. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 41.87
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Published by Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and inspiration for the arts throughout the history if its people, and in the dynamic popular performances of today. From the rhythmic grooves of dang dut, the archipelago's tenacious pop music, to the oft-quoted image of the wayang shadow puppet-theater, Divine Inspirations:Music and Islam in Indonesia investigates the expression of the Muslim religion through a diversity of art forms in this region. And from Quranic recitation by teenaged girls and women in Jakarta to the provincial patronage of Sufi arts and Muslim ritual as regional performance, this volume furtheraddresses the ways in which Islam-inspired performance has been co-opted and appropriated for the expression of national culture.Eleven ethnographic case studies by an international roster of specialists in Indonesian expressive culture and performing arts are complimented by an introduction by co-editors David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen, and an epilogue by senior scholar Judith Becker. The collection explores the region's various micro-cultures of music, dance, religious ritual, government patronage, social censorship, tourism, development, and gender roles and relations. This pastiche speaks on personal, political,global, and local levels to the most important question of identity and ideology in Indonesia today: Islam.Divine Inspirations will engage readers interested in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Islam, world religions, global discourse, and music, arts and ritual. Seller Inventory # AAV9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 47.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Published by Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and inspiration for the arts throughout the history if its people, and in the dynamic popular performances of today. From the rhythmic grooves of dang dut, the archipelago s tenacious pop music, to the oft-quoted image of the wayang shadow puppet-theater, Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia investigates the expression of the Muslim religion through a diversity of art forms in this region. And from Quranic recitation by teenaged girls and women in Jakarta to the provincial patronage of Sufi arts and Muslim ritual as regional performance, this volume further addresses the ways in which Islam-inspired performance has been co-opted and appropriated for the expression of national culture. Eleven ethnographic case studies by an international roster of specialists in Indonesian expressive culture and performing arts are complimented by an introduction by co-editors David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen, and an epilogue by senior scholar Judith Becker. The collection explores the region s various micro-cultures of music, dance, religious ritual, government patronage, social censorship, tourism, development, and gender roles and relations. This pastiche speaks on personal, political, global, and local levels to the most important question of identity and ideology in Indonesia today: Islam. Divine Inspirations will engage readers interested in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Islam, world religions, global discourse, and music, arts and ritual. Seller Inventory # AAV9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 49.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press. Paperback. Condition: New. 408 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.0in. x 1.1in.Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia brings together the work of 11 international scholars into an unprecedented volume focused on religion and performance in a nation celebrated for its extraordinary arts, religious diversity, and natural beauty. The resulting collection provides a panoramic view of Indonesias Islamic arts in a variety of settings and communities. Together the authors address how history, politics, spirituality, and gender are expressed through performance and how Indonesian Islamic culture intersects with the ideology and practice of nationalism. Unique and engaging, Divine Inspirations will fascinate readers interested in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Islam, world religions, global discourse, and music, arts and ritual. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Harnish, David
Published by Oxford University Press, USA 5/9/2011 (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, USA 5/9/2011, 2011. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 53.76
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

DIVINE INSPIRATIONS MUSIC AND ISLAM IN INDONESIA (PAPERBACK) -
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: NEW. 9780195385427 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE01578913

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 43.33
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.49
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Harnish, David
Published by OUP USA (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description OUP USA, 2011. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # LQ-9780195385427

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 42.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

David Harnish (Editor), Anne Rasmussen (Editor)
Published by Oxford University Press, USA (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX019538542X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 51.60
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Published by Oxford University Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 019538542X ISBN 13: 9780195385427
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M019538542X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 61.41
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book