Purcell, one of the Malayan colonial civil service's experts on the Chinese diaspora reviews the birth of Malaysia and its new place in Southeast Asia. In doing so he makes a quick sweep through the country's history, independence and after as well including the roles of Sabah and Sarawak in the new federation. Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Revised Edition 230 pages including nearly 100 black and white plates, 3 maps, a bibliography and index
Condition: The dust jacket flaps have browned slightly with age. The binding is tight and there is minimal tanning throughout. A very nice copy.
Published by Thames and Hudson, London, UK, 1967