ERIC Number: ED437326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Brunei: Abode of Peace.
This book introduces students to the people and the geography of Brunei. The country is filled with a variety of complex ecosystems and tropical rain forests. This book provides background information and suggested topics for an intensive study of the country. The three chapters are entitled: (1) "Introduction to Brunei"; (2) "Early History"; and (3) "Modern Brunei." Chapter 2 highlights early empires, European arrivals, Brunei in the Sixteenth Century, and the British presence. Chapter 3 covers World War 2, the road to independence, the Brunei rebellion, resolution of the Malaysia issue, and the reign of Southern Hassanal Bolkiah. Contains exercises, an answer key, and a 34-item bibliography. (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Foreign Countries, Indochinese, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World History
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii, 1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 412, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Henry Luce Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Brunei