Indian Plantation Labour in Malaysia
The author examines the role of the mainly Indian immigrant labour in developing Malaysia's plantation industry during the 20th century. He argues that they are a 'forgotten people' or 'persistent poor' and seeks to show how this came about. He also offers suggestions for improving their lot in future. Good Paperback First Edition 374 pages with maps, diagrams, tables, a bibliography and an index.
Weight: 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Published by S. Abdul Majeed & Co, Kuala Lumpur, 1994. First edition. ISBN: 9789838760119
Condition: The cover has a little bit of wear and there is minor spotting on the text block. Less than a dozen pages have a line or two highlighted in orange marker or minimal pencil markings. Otherwise the binding is tight, the text clear and there is very faint tanning of the pages.