Our Brunei Heritage

My third book "Our Brunei Heritage" will be available at The Best Eastern bookshops and will also be available at other bookshops very soon. This third volume comprises of articles that I wrote for my column The Golden Legacy in The Brunei Times for the year 2009. Limited copies are also available directly from my office.

The 51 articles in the book are as follows:

  • Sultanate of Sambas - Descendants from Brunei
  • The Streets of Bandar Seri Begawan
  • The British Residents of Brunei Darussalam
  • A Short History of the Immigration Department
  • The Historic Kampong Mentiri
  • The Brunei National Flag
  • The First National Day Celebrations 1984
  • Sultan Muhammad Hassan
  • The Maulidur Rasul Celebrations in Brunei
  • The Origin of Brunei's Legislative Council
  • Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
  • Brunei Through Other People’s Eyes
  • A City of Many Waters
  • Kampong Burong Pingai Berakas 50 years on dry land
  • In the Aftermath of World War II
  • The 1905 Belfeld Report
  • The Post War Political Development
  • Barisan Pemuda’s Role in Brunei’s Political Development
  • Old Brunei Got Mail!
  • The Meal of a Millinieum
  • The Ancient Limau Manis
  • Foreign Coins in Brunei
  • Without Fear of Favour
  • Brunei’s 19th Century Coins
  • The Guardian of Brunei’s Treasure
  • Ancient Trading Customs of Brunei and China
  • The Brunei Time Lines
  • His Majesty’s Birthday Celebrations Then and Now
  • The Lumut Archaeological Discovery
  • A Short History of Planting Rice
  • Accounts of Early Brunei History
  • Brunei or Berunai?
  • Brunei in London News
  • Ramadhan, Yesterday and Today
  • Past and Present Brunei Malay Traditional Costume
  • Hari Raya Cakes, Yesterday and Today
  • Ramadan and Hari Raya Practises
  • The Brunei Civil Service
  • A Brief History of Brunei’s Written Constitution
  • The History of Brunei Darussalam’s Crests
  • The Origins of Brunei
  • The First Chinese Temple in Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Brunei’s Early Education System
  • The Education Legacies of Sultan Omar Ali
  • The 1909 Land Code
  • Modern Land Administration
  • The History of the Borneo Games
  • Gala Night of the School Year
  • School Holidays Past and Present
  • Circumcision Past and Present
  • The Brunei Shipwreck

I hope you will enjoy reading this book as much as I have enjoyed writing it.

History teachers are welcome to contact me via e-mail to get your free copies.


Mahmud Mohd Daud said…
Congrats, well done. At least we have some manifestations of tempoh dulu.
Anonymous said…
where can i buy it?
Currently Best Eastern bookshops have them.
ainggelagah said…
Ive just read few chapter from this book and came across with our article regarding Kg Mentiri and their big trees (that took atleast 6 persons hand in hand to hug the tree). Two years back, me and one of NGO visited bukit at mentiri area. forest is still thick and we stopped by a big buttress tree. I hope it somehow related to your article.
Rozan, glad to read your books. I am from brother , father was involved in the building of SOAS mosque. i recently wrote a note about him
i will be in brunei form Feb 27 to March. Want to know if we could meet for a coffee. My borther Pyng works in century travel;Tel: 673- 22 21 747 / 2236 671. OR LEAVE YOUR CONTACT IF YOU LIKE
Siti Fred said…
History teachers are welcome to contact me via e-mail to get your free copies. <- Social Studies teachers? Hehehe..
Rozan Yunos said…
Yes Siti Fred. My son is in Year 7 and I realised now that his history lessons are now encapsulated in social studies classes.
Alreyna said…
assalamualaikum....kan bertanya.....ketiga tiga buku ani masih dalam pasaran kah?? masih berjual d best eastern?? Price berapa??
Anonymous said…
Assalammualaikum, just read about this.
Still given freely for social studies teacher? :)
If yes, how to contact you sir?

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