Islam and Politics in a Malay State
Clive S. Kessler
The author carried out field work in Jelawat, Kelantan, between 1967 and 1969 in an attempt to get an anthropological grip on the community and to study its history. The area was undergoing some upheaval at the time because the Pan- Malayan Islamic Party (PMIP) had wrested power from more traditional parties supported by the state's nobility. One of the key themes of the book is the 20th century transformation of the relationship between former rulers and the peasantry. 311 pages. The contents include chapters on -
Weight 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia
Cornell University Press 1978. First edition
Condition: This is an ex library book with stickers on the spine and a front end paper and no stamps. Otherwise the binding is tight and the text clear with no tanning. The whole book has a very new feel to it.