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Malaysia in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions
     

Malaysia in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions

by Progressive Management
 

These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more

Overview

These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more. There is information about political leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Chapter 1 - Profile * Introduction * Climate * Major Cities * Kuala Lumpur * Georgetown * Kota Kinabalu * Kuching * History * Pre-Colonial History * British Colonial Rule * Transition To Independence * Interethnic Tensions Erupt * The Malay Dilemma * New Economic Policy * The Mahathir Era (1981-2003) * One Nation, One People? * Government * Media * Economy * Ethnic Groups * Chinese * Indians * Orang Asli * Dayak * Chapter 2 - Religion * Religion And The State * Five Pillars Of Islam * Religion In Daily Life * Prayer * Male-Female Interaction * Place Of Worship * Religious Events And Holidays * Ramadan * Eid Al-Fidr * Eid Al-Adha * Chapter 3 - Traditions * Greetings * Honor And Values * Hospitality And Gift Giving * Eating Habits * Dress Codes * Gender Issues * Holidays * Hari Merdeka * Malaysia Day * Do's And Don'ts * Chapter 4 - Urban Life * Transportation * Telecommunications * Restaurants * Shopping * Beggars * Health Care * Chapter 5 - Rural Life * Health Care * Lodging * Land Ownership * Rural Leadership * Checkpoints * Chapter 6 - Family Life * The Status Of Women * Marriage And Divorce * Weddings * Divorce * Life Stages * Childbirth And Infancy * Childhood And Schooling * The Elderly * Funerals * Naming Conventions

Chapter 1 - Geography * Topographical Features * Climate * Bodies Of Water * South China Sea * Sulu Sea * Strait Of Malacca * Gulf Of Thailand * Major Rivers * Rajang River * Baram River * Kinabatangan River * Pahang River * Major Cities * Kuala Lumpur * Johor Bahru * Ipoh * Kuching * Kota Kinabalu * Georgetown * Wildlife And Biodiversity * Natural Hazards * Environmental Issues * Chapter 2 - History * Early Malay History * The Kingdom Of Srivijaya * Malacca Sultanate * British Rule * Colonial Economy And Society * Communist Insurgency * Independence * Federation Of Malaysia * Ethnic Unrest And Its Aftermath * The Mahathir Era (1981-2003) * Recent Developments * Timeline Of Malaysian History * Chapter 3 - Economy * Standard Of Living * Investment And Finance * Industry * Agriculture * Natural Resources * Oil & Natural Gas * Timber * Trade * Tourism * Banking * Economic Crisis (1997-1998) * Chapter 4 - Society * Introduction * Ethnic Groups * Malay * Chinese * Indians * Kadazan-Dusun * Iran * Ethnicity, Society And Language * Religion * Traditional Dress * Gender Issues * Arts * Batik * Dance * Folklore * Traditional Sports * Cuisine * Chapter 5 - Security * U. S.-Malaysian Relations * Relations With Neighboring Countries * China * Indonesia * Philippines * Brunei * Thailand * Singapore * Water Security * Malaysian Armed Forces * Issues Affecting Stability * Internal Security Act * Terrorist Groups * Illegal Immigrants

Product Details

BN ID:
2940045779807
Publisher:
Progressive Management
Publication date:
03/20/2014
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
259 KB

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