Malaysia : The Making of a Nation / Cheah Boon Kheng.

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  • Making of a nation
  • Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2002
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1 online resource (264 p.)
  • 981-230-514-9
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-255) and index.
  • Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
  • English
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  • Description based on print version record.
  • Table of Contents; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Introduction by Wang Gungwu; 1. 1945-57: Malay Dominance and the Making of a "Malay" Nation-State; 2. 1957-2001: The "Bargain" and Contesting Nationalisms; 3. 1957-70: "Pluralism" in Nation-Building during the Tunku's Administration; 4. 1970-76: Malay Dominance, Economic Integration and National Unity under Tun Razak; 5. 1976-81: National Unity and Islamic Fundamentalism under Hussein Onn; 6. 1981-2001: The Changing Face of Mahathir's Nationalism and Nation-Building; 7. Epilogue; Chronology; Bibliography; Index; The Author
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  • This is an account of the contest between Malay ethno-nationalism and Malaysian nationalism in the making of the Malaysian nation. In spite of Malay dominance in Malaysia, the author argues, the country has not become a ""Malay nation-state"". This process has been checked by the rival forces of multi-ethnic ""Malaysian nationalism"" in peninsular Malaysia and the contesting nationalisms and communalism of the other indigenous communities, or bumiputra, in the East Malaysian states of Sarawak and...

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