In this account of peasant banditry and the Malaysian society in which it flourished, the author draws on colonial, literary, and oral sources to present a social history of rural Kedah, particularly the factors that produced rural crime and the extent to which the bandit heroes symbolized rural protest.
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Cheah Boon Kheng, Associate Professor, Department of History, Universiti Sains Malaysia.Review:
"Cheah's stimulating book makes a valuable contribution to the growing but still insufficient literature on Malaysian social and working-class history"--American Historical Review
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