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By Graham Saunders

the single full-length learn of the Brunei Sultanate from the earliest occasions to the current. First released in 1994 and a sell-out good fortune, RoutledgeCurzon is happy to provide this re-creation, up-to-date to the current. Saunders skilfully elucidates historiographical controversies over vital occasions, people and advancements in Brunei's prior that are nonetheless vital matters in defining Brunei's id and its political and social platforms this present day. those controversies, over the antecedents of the Sultanate, the date of the conversion to Islam, the reigns of the early sultans, early contacts with Europeans and others, hold their relevance. Newly offered are interpretations of occasions when you consider that 1945 in the course of the transition from secure country to complete independence, and thence to the current Malay Islamic Monarchy.

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