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Sohaira Z.M. Siddiqui

nation-state apparatus. These critiques can be virulent but they have not dissuaded certain states from codifying Islamic criminal law, as exemplified in the case of the Maldives. Critics of Codification: A Theory-Based Approach Though Islamic criminal law has been the recipient of international

Republic of the Maldives Dhivehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyyaa Capital: Malé (Population estimate, 2012: 115,500) Head of State:H.E. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoon (President) Vice President: Abdulla Jihad National Flag: Green, red-bordered and charged with a white crescent ConstitutionMaldives became a

Editors, The

The Republic of Maldives, comprising a pencil-shaped cluster of 26 atolls, lies in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of India. Only about 200 of its 1,190 islands are permanently inhabited. No island is over 13 sq. km. (5 sq. mi.) in area; the highest point in any of them is only 2.4 m. (8 ft

Jan Niklas Klein

The Republic of the Maldives is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean/Arabian Sea area. It includes more than thousand islands with Malé being the most populated island and the capital of the archipelago. The census of 2006 reported a population of 298,968; current statistics assume a total

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A.C. Christie and A. Haour

its soundness. However, and crucially, our aim was not just to characterise a well-known West African hoard, but also to compare it to cowrie hoards which we studied in the Maldives – an Indian Ocean archipelago often assumed to be the source of these shells. Indeed, Monod (1969: 309) himself had

Haig, T. W.

, lived for more than a year (1343—1344) in the islands, but the first Europeans to visit them were the Portuguese, who established a factory in them in 1518. The Maldives were much harassed by Māppilla (Moplah) pirates from the Malabar Coast and in 1645 the king, who is entitled “Sulṭān of the Twelve

Forbes, A. D. W. and Reynolds, C. H. B.

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Alex de Voogt, Nathan Epstein and Laurie Linders

in non-Western contexts before. The results change our understanding of so-called duru expertise, a calculation skill that speaks to general cognitive ability rather than a game-specific one. This understanding is subsequently applied to mancala players of the Maldives, an island group in the Indian

Guenther, Alan

‘The voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas, and Brazil’ François Pyrard de Laval Date: 1611 Original Language: French The Voyage de François Pyrard de Laval was first published in Paris in 1611, the year François Pyrard returned to France. This first

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George H.P. De Bruin

A DEEP-WATER LOBSTER PALINUSTUS UNICORNUTUS BERRY, 1979 (DECAPODA, PALINURIDAE) FROM THE MALDIVE ISLANDS, A NEW RECORD FOR THE CENTRAL INDIAN OCEAN BY GEORGE H. P. DE BRUIN 14 Ffrydlas Road, Bethesda, Gwynedd LL57 3BL, N. Wales, U.K. ABSTRACT A trawling survey for demersal fishery resources was