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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 luck, RoutledgeCurzon is happy to give this re-creation, up-to-date to the current. Saunders skilfully elucidates historiographical controversies over vital occasions, folks and advancements in Brunei's earlier that are nonetheless very important matters in defining Brunei's id and its political and social structures this 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, continue their relevance. Newly provided are interpretations of occasions considering the fact that 1945 throughout the transition from secure nation to complete independence, and thence to the current Malay Islamic Monarchy.

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