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Brunei : from the age of commerce to the 21st century

Author: Marie-Sybille de Vienne; Emilia Lanier
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press in association with IRASEC, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now an energy-rich sultanate, for centuries an important trading port in the South China Sea, Brunei has taken a different direction than its Persian Gulf peers. Focusing on Brunei's political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie-Sybille de Vienne; Emilia Lanier
ISBN: 9789971698188 9971698188
OCLC Number: 908839240
Language Note: English translation of the author's original French work.
Description: xviii, 345 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : Brunei versus Borneo --
From Thalassocracy to Rentier state --
Independence and after, 1984-2014 --
Adat Istiadat and societal management --
Conclusion : Durable consensus? --
Appendices : Weights, measures and currency --
Lexicon --
Thematic bibliography.
Other Titles: Brunei.
Responsibility: Marie-Sybille de Vienne ; translated by Emilia Lanier.
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