Malay Archipelago

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a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia

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In avoiding judgmental statements on the nature of Muslims in the Malay archipelago, Bradley at times appropriates the tenor of his dramatic personae to conclude that the Patani refugees in Mecca were 'more religiously inclined than their compatriots' on the peninsula (p.
This edited volume sets out two key aims: first, to explore the phenomenon of piracy and surreptitious activities (such as smuggling or raiding) and the linkages between these activities and war and the economy; the second aim is to examine piracy and surreptitious activities with direct reference to subregions of the Malay Archipelago and the adjacent seas.
His trip to the Malay archipelago between 1854 and 1862 was perhaps the crowning glory of his career.
Once the national garb of the rural communities of the Malay Archipelago - which also includes Indonesia and East Timor - as well as South Asian, Middle Eastern and some African communities, sarongs are worn differently on men and women.
Historically, the island served as a transit point for seafarers travelling from east to west and therefore the initial settlers in the Maldives were Indians, Sir Lankans, East Africans, Arabs, Persians and people from the Malay Archipelago, shaping a rich history of cultural fusion that dates back to 300 BC.
Brooke's Point, a first class municipality located south of the province, and named after Sir James Brooke, a British adventurer, whose exploits in the Malay Archipelago made him the first White Rajah of Sarawak, is one of two areas in the Philippines, where sea networks have been established to improve trade and tourism among four member countries.
THE Gayana Eco Resort on Gaya Island is the only one of its kind in the Malay Archipelago and is considered to be a pioneer in the field of environmental protection.
Native to the Malay Archipelago, the name of this fruit is derived from the Malay word meaning "hairy", and you can see why.
2015, The Annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace.
Wallace developed his theory of evolution whilst carrying out scientific work in the Malay Archipelago suffering great hardships whilst undertaking the fieldwork which helped him to develop his theory.
A 19th century traveller wrote about what she considered the "revolting habit" of betel chewing in the Malay archipelago, where most households owned brass "sirih" or betel sets.
Dispelling the darkness; voyage in the Malay Archipelago and the discovery of evolution by Wallace and Darwin.
The legendary naturalist and broadcaster was in Cardiff to deliver a lecture in the New Theatre about the Welsh-born scientist Alfred Russel Wallace and his ocean voyage to the Malay Archipelago.
These covert plots reflect the local and international conflicts that beset the Malay Archipelago in the nineteenth century and that were fuelled by trade in guns and slaves.
Silat is a collective word for indigenous martial arts from a geo-cultural area of Southeast Asia encompassing most of the Nusantara, as well as the Malay Peninsula and Malay Archipelago.