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Straits Muslims: Diasporas of the Northern Passage of the Straits of Malacca - Wazir Jahan Karim (ed)
Straits Muslims: Diasporas of the Northern Passage of the Straits of Malacca - Wazir Jahan Karim (ed)
USD62.00
Manufacturer Number: ML425
Stock Status: In Stock
Class, Race and Colonialism in West Malaysia:... The Indian Case... -... Michael Stenson... The author originally thought that his best approach to understanding Malaysian society would be to start by studying its component racial parts. He soon discovered that the idea of homogenous Indian, Chinese or Malay groups was a misnomer...
Straits Muslims: Diasporas of the Northern Passage of the 
Straits of Malacca 
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Wazir Jahan Karim (ed)

It is well known that Malaysia is a multicultural country settled principally by Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. This book discusses the role of several Muslim communities, which are not Malay, but which emigrated to Penang and to other commercial centres from the Middle East, India and elsewhere in the archipelago. As often happens with minorities, particularly when they are traders and educated, these Muslim groups tended to punch above their weight so  making significant impacts in their new home.  New Paperback. First Edition. 189 pages with several black and white and colour illustrations, maps and an index. 

Weight: 1.3 kg Post free within Malaysia, but may incur additional charges when posted elsewhere.