The Malay Nobat: A History of Power, Acculturation, and Sovereignty (Hardcover)

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The Malay Nobat: A History of Power, Acculturation, and Sovereignty explores the history and meaning of the nobat, its spread throughout the Muslim empire, and its emergence as a symbol of power and sovereignty, ultimately showing how existing nobat ensembles in Malaysia and Brunei are the last living musical legacy of the Muslim world.

About the Author


Raja Iskandar Bin Raja Halid is senior lecturer in the Department of Heritage at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia, and author of The Royal Nobat of Perak.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781666900880
ISBN-10: 1666900885
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: June 27th, 2022
Pages: 262
Language: English