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Japanese policy on islam and malay-muslim community during its occupation of Malaya, 1941-1945

Mansor Majdin, Mohamad Firdaus and Islam, Arshad (2017) Japanese policy on islam and malay-muslim community during its occupation of Malaya, 1941-1945. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-580-0

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Abstract

Japanese occupation of Malaya is considered to be a departure point in Malaysia’s history which marked a shift of a new colonial master from British to Japanese. In the context of Malaya, following the successful Japanese subjugation of the land in February 1942, the High Command in Tokyo had issued a number of directives to be implemented in the occupied areas including Malaya. The High Command in Tokyo, among others had specified that regional commanders need to respect the natives’ religion and folk customs in the occupied areas. As far as Islam is concerned, the Japanese Military Administration seemed to depart from Tokyo’s orders in its dealing with Islam and Malay-Muslims as a whole.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 1440/74254
Uncontrolled Keywords: Japanese, Community, Occupation, Malaya
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of History & Civilization
Depositing User: Dr. Arshad Islam
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2019 14:53
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2019 11:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/74254

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