Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia: from soil to God
Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia illustrates in detail how and why previously peaceful religious communities can descend into violent conflict.
From 1999 until 2000, the conflict in North Maluku, Indonesia, saw the most intense communal violence of Indonesia's period of democratization. For almost a year, militias waged a brutal religious war which claimed the lives of almost four thousand lives. The conflict culminated in ethnic cleansing along lines of religious identity, with approximately three hundred thousand people fleeing their homes.
Based on detailed research, this book provides an in depth picture of all aspects of this devastating and brutal conflict. It also provides numerous examples of how different conflict theories can be applied in the analysis of real situations of tensions and violence, illustrating the mutually reinforcing nature of mass level sentiment and elite agency, and the rational and emotive influences on those involved.
This book will be of interest to researchers in Asian Studies, conflict resolution and religious violence.
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|Full title||ethno religious violence in indonesia from soil to god|
|Last Update||2017-08-14 05:04:25AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-06-22 04:58:08AM|
|author||Wilson, Chris, 1969-|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online|
|series||Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia|
|series_with_volume||Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia|18|
|title_display||Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia from soil to God|
|title_full||Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia [electronic resource] : from soil to God / Chris Wilson|
|title_short||Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia|
|title_sub||from soil to God|