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Malaysia and the developing world [electronic resource] : the Asian tiger on the Cinnamon Road / Jan Stark.

By: Stark, Jan.
Contributor(s): ebrary, Inc
Call number: D888.M35 S73 2013 eb Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge Malaysian studies series ; 13. Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013Description: xi, 174 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780415699143 (hardback) (Invalid ISBN) ; 9780203107744 (e-book) (Invalid ISBN) Subject(s): Malaysia -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- Malaysia | Malaysia -- Foreign relations -- Islamic countries | Islamic countries -- Foreign relations -- MalaysiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 327.5950172/4 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
Contents:
Introduction : trends, visions and concepts in the developing world between the Middle East, the Silk Road and the lands beyond the winds -- New theoretical meanings? : transnationalism, networks and the authoritarian state -- Sufis, traders, seafarers : re-considering nineteenth century networks between Nusantara, East Africa and the Arab Peninsula -- Towards the middle path? : the tectonic shifts in the Islamic world -- The "Asian tiger " at the Nile : knowledge transfer, modernization and bilateral linkages between Southeast Asia and the Middle East -- Race, patronage and the hybrid authoritarian state : Malaysia and Guyana re-visited -- The failure to create a networked Islamic space : Malaysia and Central Asia in the 1990s -- The "Snow Leopard's" vision 2030 : Central Asia, ASEAN and regional cooperation -- Instead of a conclusion : khilafah, transnational Islamic networks and the caliphate state in Southeast Asia.
Summary: "As Malaysia's economy grows and flourishes, strong new links are being forged with other developing countries in the region and beyond. This book examines these new links. It argues that as many countries with which Malaysia has new links are Indian Ocean countries, many of them Muslim countries, a new style trading network is being formed, a network with Islamic characteristics, which echoes Indian Ocean Islamic trading networks of earlier times"--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : trends, visions and concepts in the developing world between the Middle East, the Silk Road and the lands beyond the winds -- New theoretical meanings? : transnationalism, networks and the authoritarian state -- Sufis, traders, seafarers : re-considering nineteenth century networks between Nusantara, East Africa and the Arab Peninsula -- Towards the middle path? : the tectonic shifts in the Islamic world -- The "Asian tiger " at the Nile : knowledge transfer, modernization and bilateral linkages between Southeast Asia and the Middle East -- Race, patronage and the hybrid authoritarian state : Malaysia and Guyana re-visited -- The failure to create a networked Islamic space : Malaysia and Central Asia in the 1990s -- The "Snow Leopard's" vision 2030 : Central Asia, ASEAN and regional cooperation -- Instead of a conclusion : khilafah, transnational Islamic networks and the caliphate state in Southeast Asia.

"As Malaysia's economy grows and flourishes, strong new links are being forged with other developing countries in the region and beyond. This book examines these new links. It argues that as many countries with which Malaysia has new links are Indian Ocean countries, many of them Muslim countries, a new style trading network is being formed, a network with Islamic characteristics, which echoes Indian Ocean Islamic trading networks of earlier times"--Publisher's description.

Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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