The Communist Insurrection, 1948-1953
(British Documents on the End of Empire Series, Part 2)
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As part of an exercise to publish British documents covering the period from the fall of Singapore to the independence of Malaya, this volume covers the height of the emergency. The main aspects covered here are the faltering efforts of the Government to contain the insuurrection at the outset, consequent worsening of Chinese-Malay relations and the events that led to the appointment of General Templer to take command. 486 pages including an index, maps of the peninsula and Southeast Asia an a list of the principal holders of offices during the period covered.
Weight: 1.3 kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1995. ISBN: 9780112905417
Condition: Fine. Hardback in near fine dust jacket. The book looks new other than a neat previous owner's name inscribed on one of the front end papers