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Malaysia. Malay Peninsula. Straits Settlements

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  • A Baba Weddingby Cheo Kim Ban

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 1983; US$ 13.99

    About the Book The text takes the reader systematically through the wedding of Babas to Nyonyas in full traditional style. Beginning with the matchmaking process and ending with post-nuptial parties, Cheo Kim Ban discusses the significance and beauty of each ritual, highlighting the symbolism behind the paraphernalia used. The author also traces, wherever... more...

  • Power and Prowessby J.H. Walker

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22

    Power and Prowess reexamines the formation of Sarawak in the middle of the nineteenth century, offering a detailed political history of the period as well as a new interpretation of the establishment of the state by James Brooke and the reactions of indigenous leaders and groups. more...

  • Ceritalahby Karim Raslan

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 1996; US$ 4.55

    A riveting, intimate look at one of the world's fastest growing economic powerhouses and its people. more...

  • Malaysian Customs and Etiquetteby Dato' Paduka Noor Aini Abdullah

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    This is a new edition of a highly popular guide to correct diplomatic and social usage to help readers navigate the complex system of titles and ranks in Malaysia, as well as be aware of its cultural traditions and differences. more...

  • Personalized Politicsby In-Won Hwang

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 59.90

    This book is an innovative analysis of regime maintenance and transformation in Malaysia. It goes beyond familiar approaches centred on communal politics, or the corporate workings of Malaysia Inc., to stress the importance of power maintenance -- tracing a path from consociational bargaining, to authoritarian UMNO dominance, to Dr Mahathir's personal... more...

  • Federal-State Relations in Sabah, Malaysiaby Regina Lim

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90

    This book is a study of the political development of the Malaysian state of Sabah under the administration of Parti Bersatu Rakyat Jelata Sabah (Berjaya – Sabah People’s United Party), which controlled the state legislature between 1976 and 1985. It attempts to disentangle the three dominant themes within social scientific studies of Sabah:... more...

  • Malaysia's Foreign Policy, the First Fifty Yearsby Johan Saravanamuttu

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 74.90

    This book captures Malaysia's foreign policy over the first fifty years and beyond since the date of the country’s formal independence in 1957. The author provides "macro-historical" narratives of foreign policy practices and outcomes over distinct time periods under the tenures of the five prime ministers. One chapter delves into... more...

  • Across the Causewayby Takashi Shiraishi

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 44.90

    This book considers Malaysia-Singapore relations from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Geographical proximity, historical linkages, material flows, and movements have long connected the peoples and territories of Malaysia and Singapore in various ways and with varying degrees of intensity. Relations between the two countries have been shaped not... more...

  • Malaysian Chineseby Lee Hock Guan; Leo Suryadinata

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 39.00

    This collection of papers examines a variety of topics on the Chinese in Malaysia: the nature of Malaysian multi-ethnic society and the position of the ethnic Chinese, the conflation between ethnicity and religion, the 8 March 2008 election and its impact on the community, the similarities and dissimilarities of the Chinese positions in East and West... more...

  • No More Bullshit, please. We're All Malaysiansby Kee Thuan Chye

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 14.80

    Straight talk on Malaysian politics is what you get in this book. No mincing of words, no waffling. Direct and to-the-point. In other words, no bullshit. Writer Kee Thuan Chye is noted for his candid and honest commentaries on Malaysian politics; in these pages are his incisive interpretations of what is going wrong in Malaysia and suggestions of what... more...