The Propagation of Islam in the Indonesian-Malay Archipelago
This useful book brings together a collection of European writings about the spread of Islam to Indonesia and Malaysia. The main highlight is the translation into English of the late Professor RA Kern's "The Propagation of Islam" from the original Dutch. The contents of the book's 472 pages include The Propagation of Islam in the Indonesian Malay Archipelago by Kern, Portuguese and Spanish Projects for the Conquest of Southeast Asia, 1580-1600 by CA Boxer, Islam and Chineseness by D. Lombard & C Salmon, Religion, Tradition and the Dynamics of Islamization in South Sulawesi by Christian Pelras, Dividing the Islands: The Dutch Spice Monopoly and Religious Change in 17th Century Maluku by Hendrik E Niemeijer, The Bungaya Treaty of 18 November 1667, The Introduction of Islam into Champa by Pierre Yves Manguin as well as two extensive bibliographies . Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket
Weight: 1.1 kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia
Condition : The dust jacket has a small nick at the top of the spine and minor rubbing around some edges. Apart from minor bumping of the corners and a neat former owner's name written on a front end paper, the book looks new.