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The Origins of Malay Nationalism - William R. Roff
The Origins of Malay Nationalism - William R. Roff
$78.00
Manufacturer Number: ML1363A
Stock Status: In Stock
The Origins of Malay Nationalism... by... William R. Roff... As the preface to this work states, before the writing of this book most literature on the British colonial period tended to focus on anyone but the Malays. This book, it was claimed, was the first book written in English with...

The Origins of Malay Nationalism

William R. Roff

As the preface to this work states, before the writing of this book most literature on the British colonial period tended to focus on anyone but the Malays. This book, it was claimed, was the first book written in English with more of a Malay centric approach. It traces their history on the peninsula and in Singapore from the arrival of the British to the arrival of the Japanese. 297 pages whose contents include

  • 1 - The Malays and the British: Initial Impact,
  • 2 - The Malayo-Muslim World of Singapore,
  • 3 - Kaum Muda-Kaum Tua: Innovation and Reaction,
  • 4 The Malays and the British: The Middle Years,
  • 5 - The Growth of an Autochthonous Intelligensia,
  • 6 - Voluntary Associations and Political Development &
  • 7 - New Elites and National Organizations in the 1930s.
  • There is a glossary, bibliography and an index.

Weight 0.90 Kg.   Postage within Malaysia is free 

Published by Yale University Press, 1967. First edition

Condition: Very Good. Hardback in a similar dust jacket. The dust jacket, now protected by a plastic jacket, as a minimal amount of rubbing. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is very mild tanning throughout. A sparkling copy.