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Historical Links between Indochinese Islam and China

Islam present day nation states of Vietnam and Cambodia historically linked to China on various levels

Chinese sources have recorded several joint Arab and Cham missions to China in the Song period. One of the most important families of Muslim traders in Quanzhou in the late Song/early Yuan period had moved there from Champa in coastal Vietnam, which would later serve as a main stop-over for the Zheng

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