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Islam in Southeast Asia
Journeys into Islamic Southeast Asia by
Call Number: Videodisc 4295 (SEA) [located in Uris Library A/V)
Publication Date: 2006 (Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences)
Journeys “follows in the footsteps of the traders who introduced Islam into Southeast Asia.” The film introduces viewers to the regional architecture, monuments and culture of Muslims in six Southeast Asian countries. [The DVD is in Uris Library; photocopy of cover in exhibit]
Tudung: Beyond Face Value by
Call Number: Oversize BP190.5.C6 T83 2002 +
Publication Date: 2002 (Singapore : Bridges Books)
There are many reasons the Muslim women of Singapore choose to wear the hijab (Malay: tudung). Women in a variety of occupations reveal what wearing the hijab means to them. This book offers insights into the significance and meaning of “embracing the veil” and the Qur’anic concept of modesty.
Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia by
Call Number: Oversize BP63.A38 V63 2006 +
Publication Date: 2006 ( Pasir Panjang, Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies)
Essays on Islam in 8 Southeast Asia countries are followed by extracts from original sources covering a detailed number of topics, including the pillars of the religion, Sufism, Sharia, Islamic history and civilization, the family, jihad, and interactions between Muslims and non-Muslims. Included is a timeline of Islam's history and development in Southeast Asia.
Living Faith: Inside the Muslim World of Southeast Asia by
Call Number: Oversize DS523.4.M87 R396x 2001 ++
Publication Date: 2002 ( Singapore : Asia Images Editions)
American journalist and former National Geographic photographer Steve Raymer traveled throughout Southeast Asia in 1998 to gain a deeper understanding of Islam and the everyday life of Muslims. He created photo essays on Muslim schools, village life, cities, families, and the mosque as focal point of Islamic life.
Indonesia Fashion Reportage: Modest Fashion Attire
Call Number: Oversize BP190.5.C6 I53 2014 +
Publication Date: 2014 (Jakarta : PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama)
38 fashion designers are featured in this collection of photographs from Indonesia Fashion Week, 2014, highlighting styles for modern Muslim women. As in Paris and New York, designs range from the whimsical and fantastic to the practical. Many designs are ethnic-influenced. All have in common beautiful fabrics and colors, and a creative interpretation of traditional dress.
Islam and Cultural Diversity in Southeast Asia by
Call Number: Oversize BP63.A38 I853 2015 +
Publication Date: 2015 (Tokyo : Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa )
Eleven chapters cover different issues of concern on such topics as Islamic education in Thailand, Muslim separatism in the Philippines, transnational marriages among Muslim refugees in Malaysia, and “Batik Dyed with Chineseness,” on ethnic Chinese culture in Indonesia.
The Muslim Reader
Call Number: Oversize BP170.5 .M98 +
Publication Date: Singapore : The Muslim Converts Association of Singapore (1979? to current)
Singapore’s The Muslim Reader periodical was intended for converts to Islam. Each issue has articles discussing aspects of Islamic belief, culture and history. (Kroch library's holdings start with 1983, vol. 5, no. 1)