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Malaysian Honours List - Malay Styles and Titles, Lawrence Spitzig, Agong's Honours List, List of Honorary Malay Title Holders (Paperback) Loot Price: R200 Discovery Miles 2 000
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Chapters: Malay Styles and Titles, Lawrence Spitzig, Agong's Honours List, List of Honorary Malay Title Holders, Selangor Honours List, Perak Honours List, Melaka Honours List, Pahang Honours List, Darjah Kerabat Diraja Malaysia. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 40. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Malay language has a complex system of titles and honorifics, which are still used extensively in Malaysia and Brunei. Singapore, whose Malay royalty was abolished by the British colonial government in 1891, has adopted civic titles for its leaders. Indonesia, meanwhile, despite being a Republic, recognizes several hereditary rulers and aristocratic systems, mostly those who supported the Independence movement of 1945. The late wife of former President Suharto, for example, was the Raden Ayu Siti Hartinah, not as some say, Madame Soeharto. (Under the Dutch in Java, similarly, descendants of the Majoors, Kapiteins and Luitnens der Chinezen were entitled to the hereditary title "Sia".) In the 1930s, the colonial government in the 1930s abolished these titles and Peranakan feudalism, during implementation of their "social policy", whose goal was establishing a more egalitarian society. Today, Malaysia, Brunei and several provinces in Indonesian still regularly award honorary and life titles. What follows is specific to the Malaysian system. References to Brunei and Indonesia are given when pertinent. Beside the sultanates in the Malaysia's nine Malay states and the Brunei sultanate, there are many others non-reigning Malay South East Asian sultanates and kingdoms in Indonesia and Philippines which have their own similar style royal titles and honorary title conferred to recipients but they were not offially recognised in Malaysia and other countries including their own countries. This h...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=435481

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-21970-6
Barcode: 9781156219706
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LSN: 1-156-21970-1

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