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The influence of Islam in the governance of the Malay Sultanate

Zakariya, Hafiz and Sulkafle, Mohamad Hazizie (2019) The influence of Islam in the governance of the Malay Sultanate. In: Persidangan Kebangsaan Masyarakat dan Kebudayaan di Malaysia, 9th-10th October 2019, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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This paper analyses one of the intellectual heritages of the Malay society in the corpus of law; the Ninety-nine Laws of Perak. Specifically, it discusses the influence of Islam in the Ninety-nine Laws of Perak, This led to the development of the governance (tatanegara) of the Perak Sultanate. The functional approach of the anthropological study of law is adopted as the framework for this study. Accordingly, law is regarded as “the means by which conflicts and disputes are resolved in a given society” and as “a system that operates in conjunction with other systems to regulate and control the social order”. This study also provides anecdotes recorded in several historical accounts to prove the influence of this set of laws in the administration of the Perak Sultanate. It also emphasizes that for a fair assessment of the traditional Malay laws,

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 1984/76201
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malay statecraft, Ketatanegaraan, Malay study, Malay history
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
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
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Hafiz Zakariya
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2019 16:20
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 16:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/76201

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