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A Short History of Malaysia: Linking East and West by Virginia Matheson Hooker - Paperback - 2003 - from The Penang Bookshelf and

A Short History of Malaysia: Linking East and West

by Virginia Matheson Hooker

Condition: Very Good

Crows Nest, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2003. Paperback. Very Good. In order to illustrate Malaysia's rapid transformation from an idyllic tropical paradise into a significant Southeast Asian nation by the end of the last century, Hooker concentrates on the lives of a selected group of individuals who have lived through and, in some cases, contributed to that change. In the course this process, she notes, the past is never too far away: this not only nurtures Malaysia's new nationhood, but can also be manipulated to undermine it. 345 pages. Please see the scan of the contents page for further details. Weight: 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia The book looks new except for a curl on the right side of the cover and some of the pages.


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