The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya: Tangled Strands of Modernity Kah Seng Loh

ISBN: 9789089644091

Published: September 15th 2012

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342 pages


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The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya: Tangled Strands of Modernity  by  Kah Seng Loh

The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya: Tangled Strands of Modernity by Kah Seng Loh
September 15th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 342 pages | ISBN: 9789089644091 | 5.51 Mb

Using a wealth of material including interviews, official documents, and student writings, the authors recount the rise of newly independent states in postwar Malaya and Singapore through the engagements of a left-wing group of university studentMoreUsing a wealth of material including interviews, official documents, and student writings, the authors recount the rise of newly independent states in postwar Malaya and Singapore through the engagements of a left-wing group of university student activists.

The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya brings to life various contemporary movements, including democratic, Marxist, socialist, ethnicity-based groups which seek to influence postcolonial Malaya, as well as their fluid relationships with one another, at a time when allies became enemies, and vice versa. An original and vital study, this volume delves into the complex mental worlds and historical milieu of political and student activism.



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