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Islam, Trade and Society-Arabia to SE Asia - ASNS2660

Year - 2019

This unit of study will examine the commercial, religious and cultural relations between the Islamic world of West Asia and Southeast Asia between the ninth century and the present day. Some attention will be paid to the role of India in these relationships. The unit of study will explore the development of Islamic commercial, political, religious and social ideas and practices, and examine the economic, political, religious and social conditions associated with the localisation of these ideas and practices in Southeast Asia.

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

tutorial participation (15%), tutorial writing tasks and essays (equivalent to 2500wds), (45%), 1x2 hr final exam (40%).


(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Asian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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