Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Burma, Cambodia, Laos: Early 20th Century to Present
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Although they comprise the most populous religious group in the region, Muslims in Southeast Asia are geographically placed on the periphery of the Islamic world. Countries such as the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, Burma, and Laos are located on the outskirts of Muslim populated regions in Southeast Asia. Their territorial boundaries as nation-states cut across the boundary between the Islamic an…

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Ishii, Masako, “Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Burma, Cambodia, Laos: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0032>
First published online: 2009



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