Ideologies of Authority: State and Society in Nineteenth-Century Sarawak

The focus of this study is the way in which elites and the people they rule engage to create, resist or amend ideologies of power and perceptions of legitimacy. It examines as a detailed case study the differences in the ways in which the first and second Rajahs of Sarawak, James and Charles Brooke,...

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Published in:Australian religion studies review
Main Author: Walker, J.H.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2005]
In:Australian religion studies review
Year: 2005, Volume: 18, Issue: 2, Pages: 151-177
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Summary:The focus of this study is the way in which elites and the people they rule engage to create, resist or amend ideologies of power and perceptions of legitimacy. It examines as a detailed case study the differences in the ways in which the first and second Rajahs of Sarawak, James and Charles Brooke, responded to the ritual concerns of the people they sought and claimed to govern, and the consequences of those differences for the manner in which they attempted to accumulate and enact authority.
ISSN:1744-9014
Contains:Enthalten in: Australian religion studies review
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1558/arsr.2005.18.2.151