The Malays / Edition 1

The Malays / Edition 1

by Anthony Milner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1444339036

ISBN-13: 9781444339031

Pub. Date: 11/16/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Just who are ‘the Malays’? This provocative study poses the question and considers how and why the answers have changed over time, and from one region to another. Anthony Milner develops a sustained argument about ethnicity and identity in an historical, ‘Malay’ context. The Malays is a comprehensive examination of the origins and

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Just who are ‘the Malays’? This provocative study poses the question and considers how and why the answers have changed over time, and from one region to another. Anthony Milner develops a sustained argument about ethnicity and identity in an historical, ‘Malay’ context. The Malays is a comprehensive examination of the origins and development of Malay identity, ethnicity, and consciousness over the past five centuries.

  • Covers the political, economic, and cultural development of the Malays
  • Explores the Malay presence in Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and South Africa, as well as the modern Malay show-state of Malaysia
  • Offers diplomatic speculation about ways Malay ethnicity will develop and be challenged in the future

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444339031
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/16/2010
Series:
Peoples of South-East Asia and the Pacific Series, #5
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Maps.

Preface and Acknowledgements.

Note about the Author.

1 Thinking about 'the Malays' and 'Malayness'.

2 Early Histories: Engaging India and Islam.

3 The Sultanates.

4 A 'Malay' or Kerajaan World?

5 Experiencing Colonialism, and the Making of the Bangsa Melayu.

6 Building 'Malays' into Nation States.

7 Multiple Forms of 'Malayness'.

8 Ethnicity, Civilization and the Fear of 'Disappearing from this World'.

Bibliography.

Index.

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