The Struggle for Malaysian Independence
The author, a retired senior policeman, who had seen service both before and after independence traces the country's history, mainly from a police perspective, from World War II until 2005. A major part of the book concentrates on 'The Emergency' period and other events leading up to independence. 425 pages including an index. The contents include 1 - The Struggle for Malaysian Independence, 2 - War Clouds Over Malaya: Japanese Occupation, 3 - Reign of Terror by the MPAJA After the Japanese Surrender, 4 - MCP Prepares for Rebellion, 5 - The Gallant Rubber Planters of Malaya, 6 - General Sir Gerald Templer Takes Command, 7 - OCPD Pagoh - A Communist Stronghold, 8- The Malay Warriors of Bukit Kepong Police, 9 - CPO Perak Outwits CT Ambush, 10 - A Close-Up of the Baling Talks, 1955, 11 - The Rise and Fall of the Malayan Communist Party, 12 - Malaysian Police Over the Years, 1786-2005, 13 - A Close-Up View of a New Village in the Early 1950s, 14 - Town and State Elections Leading to Federal Independence, 15 - The Racial Riots of May 13, 1969, 16 - Undercover Work in Sarawak - Breakthrough New Political Work, 1966-1972, 17 - Serious Racial Riots Averted by IGP, 18 - Teaching of Malaysian History and Racial Harmony in Schools, 19 - Malaysia's War Against Corruption, 20 - Retrospection - What of the Future of Malaysians?
Weight: 0.9.kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Condition: Other than a date written on a front end paper, the book looks new and unread