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UCAPAN-UCAPAN TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN PUTRA 1957

Author: – Publisher: Arkib Negara Malaysia Year: 1981 ISBN: – Ucapan- ucapan tunku Abdul Rahman For more information on the book, you may go to our Library OPAC here.

The Struggle for Malaysian Independence

Author: J.J Raj (Jr) Publisher: MPH Publishing Year: 2005 ISBN: 9789833698264 The Struggle for Malaysian Independence chronicles the historical events that led to the independence of the country. It was written based on the experiences of one of the legendary figures in the Royal Malaysian Police Force, Dato’ J.J. Raj (Jr), who lived and survived through the many difficult …

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Gagasan Bangsa Malayan Yang Bersatu 1945 – 57

Author: Mohd Ashraf Ibrahim Publisher: Penerbit UKM Year: 2004 ISBN: 9679426327 Buku ini menganalisiskan dasar British selepas Perang Dunia Kedua dalam usahanya mwujudkan gagasan bangsa Malayan yang bersatu. Bertolak dengan membincangkan dasar British terhadap Negeri-Negeri Melayu sebelum perang, buku ini kemudiannya mengutarakan kesan-kesan kerjasama British-PKM/MPAJA terhadap pelbagai perubahan yang berlaku selepas perang, khususnya dalam pembentukan dasar Malayan Union. For …

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A History of Malaysia

Author: Mohamed Noordin Sopiee Publisher: Red Globe Press Year: 2016 ISBN: 9780230293533 First published in 1982, this text is widely regarded as a leading general history of the country. This new and revised edition brings the story of this fascinating country up to date, incorporating the latest scholarship on every period of Malaysian history, including recent research into pre-modern …

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MALAYA: THE MAKING OF A NATION, 1510-1957

Author: ANDREW BARBER Publisher:  AB&A, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Year: 2008 ISBN: 9789834337216 Synopsis: Few people are more finely attuned to the possibilities of symbolism than the Malaysians. It was no mere coincidence, therefore, that Malaysia’s first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, chose to announce the date of national independence from Malacca’s civic hall. In the early sixteenth century …

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A Short History of Malaysia: Linking East and West

Author: Virginia Matheson Hooker Publisher: Allen & Unwin Year: 2003 ISBN: 9749575059 The origins of Malaysia’s aboriginal peoples, the years of Western domination in the country, and the forceful political stance of its current leader are all outlined in this lively and informative account of Malaysia’s history and politics. A concise and accessible look at this constantly changing country, …

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History of Malaya

Author: J. Kennedy Publisher: S. Abdul Majeed & Co. Year: 1993 ISBN: 9789838992602 The starting-point of this study is the Malay Kingdom of Malacca in the fifteenth century, and it finishes with an examination of the themes of ‘Merdeka’ in the Federation of Malaya and internal self-government in the state of Singapore. Among the topics which the author studies …

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TUNKU : TOKOH SEPANJANG ZAMAN

Author : Tan Sri Khir JohariPublisher: Institut Pengarah MalaysiaISBN: 9839981307Year: 1993 Seorang pemimpin yang memperjuangkan nasib dan kehidupan sesama manusia akan kekal selama-lamanya. Begitu jugalah dengan Y.T.M. Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra – pemimpin yang berjuang mendapatkan kemerdekaan untuk Tanah melayu (yang ditukar namanya kepada Malaysia, di bawah cantuman yang lebih besar) dan yang telah menerajui negara …

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Templer and the Road to Malayan Independence: The Man and His Time

Author: Comber, Leon Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (US) Year: 2015 ISBN: 9679948269 Dr. Comber’s account of General Templer’s administration in Malaya as High Commissioner and Director of Operations (1952-54) during the Malayan Emergency departs from the usually accepted orthodox assessment of his time in Malaya by focusing on the political and socio-economic aspects …

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From Malayan Union to Singapore Separation: Political Unification in the Malaysia Region, 1945-65

Author: Mohamed Noordin Sopiee Publisher: University Malaya Press Year: 2005 ISBN: 983100194X From Cabinet papers, memoranda, and documents, the author probes the reasons why Whitehall decided to impose the disastrous Malayan Union on Malaya. He explains the British surrender to Malay demands, the rise of UMNO and Malay political vigor, the subsequence of non-Malay agitation, and the formation of …

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