The Biography of one of the lesser known politicians at the time of Malayan independence and during the new country's formative years. Three scholars, led by the reputed Malaysian constitutional academic, Fernando, delve into the life of a man, from a Jaffna Tamil background, who went to Cambridge University and ended up being a close ally of Onn Jaafar, campaigning for a multiracial system of politics. He was involved in mediation attempts between Onn Jaafar and Tunku Abdul Rahman, whose policies stressed greater racial separation in politics. When his attempts failed, he retired from mainstream politics although he was a senator for about 15 years after independence. 90 pages with an a bibliography, index and some black and white plates.
Weight 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, 2013. ISBN: 9789831005675
Condition. New. Paperback. .