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The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies

Author: Jonathan Alter Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Illustrated edition (May 6, 2014) ISBN: 9781451646085 Call Number: 973.932092 ALT From the bestselling author of The Promise, the thrilling story of one of the most momentous contests in American history, the Battle Royale between Obama and his enemies from the 2010 midterms through the 2013 inauguration. In …

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PALESTINE: PEACE NOT APARTHEID

Author: Jimmy Carter Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2006 ISBN: 9780743285032 Call Number: 956.04 CAR President Carter, who was able to negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply involved in Middle East affairs since leaving the White House. He has stayed in touch with the major players from all sides in the conflict and …

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WE SHALL NOT FAIL: THE INSPIRING LEADERSHIP OF WINSTON CHURCHILL

Author: Celia Sandys & Jon Littman Publisher: Portfolio (May 25, 2004) ISBN: 1591840449 Call Number: 941.098 SAN An intimate expert on Sir Winston, his own granddaughter offers today’s business leaders insights on the leadership strategies that made Churchill great. There is a timelessness to Winston Churchill’s legacy for those who lead, regardless of their profession …

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Sejarah Sabah dalam Gambar (1881-1981) / Sabah History in Pictures (1881-1981)

Author: Johan M. Padasian Publisher: The Sabah Centenary Publications Committee; First Edition (January 1, 1981) ISBN: – Call Number: 959.53 PAD “Sejarah Sabah dalam Gambar (1881-1981)” or “Sabah History in Pictures (1881-1981)” is a book that provides a visual journey through the history of Sabah, a state in Malaysia. The book covers a period of …

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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, 2005 ISBN: 983100194X Call Number: 959.504 MOH 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 …

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Thinking Through Malaysia: Culture & Identity in the 21st Century

Editor: Julian Hopkins & Julian CH Lee Publisher: Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, 2012 ISBN: 9789675832567 Call Number: 959.5 THI A fascinating collection of essays exploring some of the lesser reported alleyway of current Malaysian life. .The wide range of topics include 1 – Locating ‘Mixed’ Identities in a Radicalised Society – Caryn Lim, …

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SEJARAH MALAYSIA: WACANA KEDAULATAN BANGSA, KENEGARAAN DAN KEMERDEKAAN

Author: Abdul Rahman Haji Ismail, Azmi Arifin Publisher: USM, 2016 ISBN: 9789838619103 Call Number: 959.5 SEJ Pandangan dan pemikiran sejarah baharu tentang isu-isu yang berkaitan dengan sejarah identiti bangsa, kedudukan institusi beraja, dasar kolonialisme, perjuangan antipenjajah, semangat kebangsaan, kesedaran konsep ‘Melayu Raya’, konfrontasi Malaysia-Indonesia, perjuangan kemerdekaan sehinggalah kepada pengisian dan pengukuhan negara bangsa Malaysia selepas …

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