A History of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

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9780043640258: A History of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

The complex social, political and economic problems which Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei face in the 1ate 1980's are seen from an historical perspective in this very readable account. Mary Turnbull traces events in the area from first occupation 50,000 years ago, through the rise of Melaka as an important trade centre, the impact of colonialism and the growth of British interest in the 18th and 19th centuries, to the separation of Singapore from the Federation of Malaysia and the dilemmas of the present day. Readership - students of South East Asian history. Mary Turnbull traces events in the area from first occupation 50,000 years ago, through the rise of Melaka as an important trade centre, the impact of colonialism and the growth of British interest in the 18th and 19th centuries, to the separation of Singapore from the Federation of Malaysia and the dilemmas of the present day. C. Mary Turnball, until recently Professor of History at the University of Hong Kong, has produced a stimulating book which will be of particular interest to students, business people and tourists, but also to those general readers who want to gain a greater understanding of Asia today.

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C. Mary Turnbull
Published by Allen & Unwin (1989)
ISBN 10: 0043640257 ISBN 13: 9780043640258
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rev Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0043640257

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