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A short history of Malaysia

linking east and west

by Virginia Matheson Hooker

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, N.S.W .
Written in English

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    • Malaysia -- History

    • About the Edition

      From the origins of its aboriginal peoples, through the years of Western domination to the forceful culture politics of Dr Mahathir, this is a lively and very informative account of Malaysia"s past and the major trends in its contemporary political life and the challenges it faces in the 21st century.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical referebces (p. 308-322) and index.

      Other titlesMalaysia
      StatementVirginia Matheson Hooker.
      SeriesShort history of Asia series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS596 .H67 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 345 p. [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3464040M
      ISBN 101864489553, 1864489553
      LC Control Number2005432494


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