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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
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1,455 words
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A multiethnic and multireligious nation, Malaysia spans two land masses, Peninsular and East Malaysia, and has thirteen states and three ...

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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1,375 words

Comprising Peninsular Malaysia, previously known as Malaya, which lies at the southeastern tip of the Asian continental landmass, and Sabah ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
1,290 words

Malaysia, created in 1963, was an adventure in decolonization. Like other states in postcolonial Southeast Asia, it inherited colonial ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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232 words

Approximately 61 percent of Malaysia's population is Muslim. Islam spread to Malaysia between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, largely through ...

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
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1,112 words

The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia has territory on both the southern Malay Peninsula and on the northern part of ...

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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2009
Subject:
Law, History
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1,533 words

Covering two distinct geographical areas, the Malay peninsula (Malaya) and the northern part of Borneo, this country of 25 million ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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3,612 words
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Malaysia politically links Malaya, on the Southeast Asian mainland, with northern Borneo, over four hundred miles away across the South ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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3,137 words
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The Malay Peninsula before the imposition of British rule in the late nineteenth century comprised traditional Malay states under the ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
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10,223 words
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Country in Southeast Asia, consisting of a federation of 13 states, 11 of which form West Malaysia in the Malay ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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1,252 words
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Malaysia consists of two parts, the Malay peninsula and N Borneo. Peninsular Malaysia is made up of 11 states ...

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Graham K. Brown

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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1,100 words

A quintessential “plural” society, Malaysia is alternatively seen as either an exemplar of the careful management of ethnic diversity alongside ...

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Cobina Ruth Gillitt

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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457 words
Independent from Britain since 1957, this South-East Asian nation currently comprises the Malay peninsula (except Singapore) as well as Sabah, Sarawak, and the Federal Territory of ... More

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