Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Islah: Journal of Islamic Literature And History focused on Islamic Literature and Islamic history, especially in the Indonesian context. The Islamic Literature covers studies on Indonesian novels, poems, songs, drama, films, and Arabic literature from a wide range of perspectives: sociology, politics, psychology, semiotics, linguistics, and stylistics. While Islamic History covers the history of Islam in Indonesia, including the development of Islam, manuscript, heritage, culture, local figure, and local wisdom studies comprising social, media, maritime, daily history.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. Language used in this journal is English or Indonesia.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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