Citizenship: Southeast Asia
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The Southeast Asian cultural matrix

Islam reached Southeast Asia many centuries later after it had reached China.1 The exact time of its arrival in Southeast Asia is still debated, with dates ranging from 1100 to the 1300s (Reid 1993a, Ricklefs 1981). Despite its relativ…

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Wee, Vivienne and Beatrix, Asma, “Citizenship: Southeast Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 11 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2009

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