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ERIC Number: ED437326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 94
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Brunei: Abode of Peace.
Schelander, Bjorn
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)
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
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Henry Luce Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Brunei