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Author Falarti, Maziar Mozaffari, 1975-

Title Malay kingship in Kedah : religion, trade, and society / Maziar Mosaffari Falarti
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012


Description 1 online resource
Series Asia world
Contents From Raja to Sultan : The Islamic Conversion of the Tantric Malay Ruler -- The Malay Ethos : The Sultan and his Subjects -- Controlling Kedah's maritime lines of communication : The Sultan and the Raja di-laut, or Sea Lords -- Bay to Gulf or Gulf to Bay : the Sultan and the trans-peninsular routes of Kedah
Summary The Kedah Sultanate is the oldest unbroken independent kingship lines in the "Malay world" with 1,000 years of history, and arguably one of the oldest in the Islamic world. In this study I examine key geopolitical and spiritual attributes of Malay kingship that have traditionally cemented the ruler, the peoples, and the environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sultans -- Malaysia -- Kedah -- History
Geopolitics -- Malaysia -- Kedah -- History
Power (Social sciences) -- Malaysia -- Kedah -- History
HISTORY -- Asia -- Southeast Asia.
Kings and rulers
Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects
Manners and customs
Power (Social sciences)
SUBJECT Kedah (Malaysia) -- Kings and rulers -- History
Kedah (Malaysia) -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects -- History
Kedah (Malaysia) -- Commerce
Kedah (Malaysia) -- Social life and customs
Subject Malaysia -- Kedah
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780739168431