Creating "Greater Malaysia": Decolonization and the Politics of Merger, 1st Edition

  • Ernesto J. Poza Thunderbird University
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  • ISBN-10: 9812307982
  • ISBN-13: 9789812307989
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Offers an in-depth and detailed analysis of the political processes that led to formation of the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Decolonization and the “Grand Design”: Aspects of British Policy in Post-War Southeast Asia.
2: Merger and Greater Malaysia: Political Attitudes towards Union between Singapore and the Federation.
3: Setting the Stage: Tunku's Ulster-Type Merger and Singapore's White Paper Proposals.
4: The Citizenship Issue.
5: Financial Arrangements and the Common Market.
6: The Borneo Territories and Brunei.
Chronology of Key Events Leading to the Formation of Malaysia.
Dramatis Personae.
About the Author.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ernesto J. Poza

Ernesto Poza is a professor for the Global Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. His research interests are in the areas of family business continuity, growing the family-led business, governance of family business, and family culture.