The Kraton Revolution: Religion, Culture, Regime Change and Democracy in Yogyakarta

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Part of the Muslims in Global Societies Series book series (MGSS, volume 3)

Abstract

This chapter explores the interplay of kebudayaan and agama in Yogyakarta at the end of the New Order and the ways in which Sultan Hamengkubuwana X used the kraton as a stage for cultural/religious/political drama that figured significantly in the process of Reformasi that led to the democratic transformation of 1998.

Keywords

Security Force Political Crisis Spiritual Power Prayer Service Suharto Government 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Religious StudiesArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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