Ooi Keat Gin's Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues PDF
By Ooi Keat Gin
Brunei, even supposing a comparatively small kingdom, is disproportionately vital as a result of its wealthy source base. additionally, lately the rustic has endeavoured to play a better function in nearby affairs, particularly via ASEAN, retaining the chair of the agency in 2013, and likewise past the quarter, fostering diplomatic, political, financial and academic ties with many countries. This ebook provides a lot new examine and new pondering on quite a lot of matters referring to Brunei principally drawn from Bruneian lecturers. topics coated contain Brunei’s wealthy historical past – the sultanate previously had even more vast territories and used to be a key participant in nearby affairs; the country’s economic climate, politics, society and ethnicities; and source matters and overseas relations.
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