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From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Andrew Peacock and Annabel Teh Gallop


The papers collected in this volume investigate the relationship between Southeast Asia and the Ottoman Empire. Southeast Asia has long been connected by trade, religion and political links to the wider world across the Indian Ocean, and especially to the Middle East through the faith of Islam. However, little attention has been paid to the ties between Muslim Southeast Asia—encompassing the modern nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and the southern parts of Thailand and the Philippines—and the greatest Middle Eastern power, the Ottoman Empire. The first direct political contact ... More

Keywords: Southeast Asia, Ottoman Empire, Aceh, colonialism, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Islam

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780197265819
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Peacock, editor
University of St Andrews

Annabel Teh Gallop, editor
The British Library

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2 Rum and Jawa

Anthony Reid

Part I The Political and Economic Relationship from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

3 From Istanbul with Love

Jorge Santos Alves

Part II Interactions in the Colonial Era

Part III Cultural and Intellectual Influences

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