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Bugis

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

Muslim mercenaries and traders of south-east Asia. They were enterprising seamen and traders living in villages in Sulawesi (Celebes). When Macassar fell to the Dutch (1667) they lost their...

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Bugis

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

Muslim mercenaries and traders of south-east Asia. They were enterprising seamen and traders living in villages in Sulawesi (Celebes). When Macassar fell to the Dutch (1667) they lost their...

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Bugis

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 84 words.

Muslim mercenaries and traders of south-east Asia. They were enterprising seamen and traders living in villages in Sulawesi (Celebes). When

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Bugis

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 84 words.

Muslim mercenaries and traders of south-east Asia. They were enterprising seamen and traders living in villages in Sulawesi (Celebes). When

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ʿAlid Piety in Bugis Texts on Proper Sexual Arts

Faried F. Saenong.

in Shi'ism In South East Asia

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 4455 words.

Regardless classical theological disputes between Sunni and Shî‘a, forms of ‘Alid piety do exist in Indonesian Islam. This paper examines elements of ‘Alid pieties in Bugis (and Makassar) “...

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bitten

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 33 words.

be bitten by the bug: see bug.

I could have bitten my tongue off used to convey that you

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Negeri Sembilan (Malaysia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

A state whose name means ‘Nine States’ from negeri ‘state’ and sembilan ‘nine’. With the defeat of the Bugis in

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Negeri Sembilan (Malaysia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

A state whose name means ‘Nine States’ from negeri ‘state’ and sembilan ‘nine’. With the defeat of the Bugis in

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Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia

Cheah Boon Kheng.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1120 words.

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia, was born in Pulau Keladi in the state of Pahang (a Malay state then under British ‘protection’), on 11 March 1922....

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The Problem with Home (2)

Gary L. Atkins.

in Imagining Gay Paradise

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6861 words.

If international gay travel guides had proclaimed Bangkok a mecca for marginalized gay men by the end of the 1970s, the guides had a reverse opinion of Singapore. This chapter explores...

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Killing States

Jodi A. Byrd.

in The Transit of Empire

September 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 14309 words.

This chapter presents a reading of Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange. It considers discussions of multiculturalism in Los Angeles at the end of the twentieth century to understand how...

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