The Malay nobat : a history of power, acculturation, and sovereignty /

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Lexington Books,, Lanham , United States:, p.xx, 241 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00881829, (OCoLC)fst00979776, (OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01030414, Courts and courtiers, Courts and courtiers., fast, History and criticism., History., Islam, Islam., Music, Music., Political aspects, Political aspects., Southeast Asia


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction -- Early Histories -- The Malay Nobat -- The Nobat in Early Malay Literature : A Lesson from Patani -- The Adat Aceh and 17th Century European Encounter -- From British Colonialism to Independence -- Conclusion."The Malay Nobat: A History of Power, Acculturation, and Sovereignty explores the history and meaning of the nobat, its spread throughout the Muslim empire, and its emergence as a symbol of power and sovereignty, ultimately showing how existing nobat ensembles in Malaysia and Brunei are the last living legacy of the Mulism world"--