The Reluctant Politician: Tun Dr Ismail and His Time, 1st Edition

  • Adam J. Young
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  • ISBN-10: 981230729X
  • ISBN-13: 9789812307293
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 311 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

A biography of Malaysia's powerful Home Affairs Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman. Includes facts about Malaysian and Singaporean history, as well as insights into the processes of decolonization and nation building.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Message from the Director.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
About the Author.
Chronology.
1: Merdeka or Medicine?.
2: The Acting Prime Minister Dies.
3: Life Before Politics*.
4: UMNO and the Road to Merdeka.
5: Positioning Malaya in the World*.
6: The Making and Partitioning of Malaysia.
7: Plate 1–51.
8: Remaking Malaysia.
9: Forced from Retirement.
10: A Lack of Time.
11: Nailing Things into Place.
List of Abbreviations.
Bibliography.
Index.