The Hadhrami Arabs in Southeast Asia with special reference to Singapore
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The Hadhrami Arabs in Southeast Asia with special reference to Singapore an annotated bibliography by Kartini Saparudin

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Published by National Library Board in Singapore .
Written in English


  • Bibliography,
  • Arabs,
  • Yemenis,
  • Lee Kong Chian Reference Library,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Catalogs

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementcompiler, Kartini Saparudin ; editor, Noryati Abdul Samad
ContributionsSingapore. National Library Board
LC ClassificationsZ3285 .H33 2010, DS610.25.A7 .H33 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24904268M
ISBN 109789810829568
LC Control Number2010353741

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Special attention is paid to Hadhrami local and transnational politics, social stratification and integration, religio-social reform and journalism, as well as to economic dynamism and the cosmopolitan character of the Hadhrami societies in Southeast Asia. His descendants formed the various Hadhrami Arab families with surnames that are well-known in the Southeast Asia region – for example Alattas, Aljunied, Alhaddad, Alkaff and Alsagoff. Hence in Singapore, as in the other Southeast Asian countries, almost all of the early Arab migrants to the island were from Hadhramaut. 2. Southeast A sia:With Compiler's notes dala m The Times in Singapore. 2nd ed. Kuala Lumpur: Hadrami Arabs in So utheast Asia with Special University of Malaya Press, pp: References to Singapore. The book is replete with fascinating biographical sketches, and there are valuable tables detailing the economic activities of Hadhrami Arabs on Java Cambridge University Press is to be congratulated for at last making this painstaking scholarly research available to a wider public.' William Gervase Clarence-Smith Source: South East Asia Cited by: 3.

Mohammad R. Othman, ‘Conflicting Political Loyalties of the Arabs in Malaya before World War II’, in Huub de Jonge and Nico Kaptein, eds, Transcending Borders: Arabs, Politics, Trade and Islam in Southeast Asia, c. – (Leiden: KITLV Press, ), p. 46 n. 39; Schmidt, Through the Legation Window, pp. – Google ScholarAuthor: William G. Clarence-Smith. The Arabs had played a dominant role in trade in South East Asia since the fifteenth century. When Sir Stamford Raffles founded Singapore in , he attracted the Arab traders to his new city. By , there were 15 Arabs out of a population of 10, and Raffles anticipated a rapid growth in Arab immigration. Aljunied, Alkaff, & Alsagoff are prominent Arab names in S'pore. Here's more about the Arab community. From the deserts of Hadhramaut to the tropics of Southeast Asia.   “When Sir Stamford Raffles founded Singapore in , one of the first things he did was to persuade Hadhrami families to come here,” recounted Singapore’s former foreign minister George Yeo at the launch of a exhibition about Arabs in Southeast Asia.

Get this from a library! Hadhrami Arabs across the Indian Ocean: contributions to Southeast Asian economy and society. [Farid Alatas, Syed.; Singapore. National Library Board.;]. Hadhramaut (Arabic: حَضْرَمَوْتُ \ حَضْرَمُوتُ ‎, romanized: Ḥaḍramawt / Ḥaḍramūt; Hadramautic: 𐩢𐩳𐩧𐩣𐩩, Ḥḍrmt) is a region in southern name is of ancient origin, and is retained in the name of the Hadhramaut Governorate of people of Hadhramaut are called formerly spoke Hadramautic, but now predominantly. Southeast Asia is dealt with (). Ewald and Clarence -Smith surveyed the Hadhrami trade and economic activities in the R ed Sea and the Gulf of A den in the s and s.   Recent reports indicate a plot by an al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia to declare the Ghayl Ba Wazir district of Hadhramaut province an Islamic emirate. These turn of events are of utmost concern to Singaporean Arabs, as most Arabs who settled in South-east Asia, including Singapore, were from Hadhramaut and thus came to be known as Hadhramis.