Though Austronesians operated in networks of oceanic trading that stretched from Asia to the Mediterranean for thousands of years, both the term and cultural grouping are little known.
The latest extension of Islamic criminal law was kept under wraps, even for Bruneians.
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Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.
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