Teachers against colonialism in post-war Singapore and Malaya
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Published by Institute of Social Analysis in Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan .
Written in English


  • Singapore Teachers" Union -- History,
  • Teachers" unions -- Singapore -- History,
  • Teachers" unions -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- History,
  • Teachers -- Singapore -- Political activity -- History,
  • Teachers -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- Political activity -- History,
  • Singapore -- Politics and government -- 1945-1963,
  • Malaya -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-143) and index.

StatementKua Busan.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16384248M
ISBN 109839602179
ISBN 109789839602173
LC Control Number2007316229

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The education of Chinese girls in Singapore and British Malaya provides a fascinating insight to the much broader themes, conflicts and changes. Schooling Diaspora is a valuable contribution to our understanding of education as part of the colonial project and competing notions of gender in the Chinese community in Southeast Asia. 65 Cheeseman, H.R., ‘ Malaya: Post-war policy in education ’, in The Year book of education (London: Evans Brothers with the University of London Institute of Education), p. 66 Ibid. 67 ‘Comments on the draft long term policy directive on education’, CO//, TNA. Disguised anti-colonialism: Protest against the White Australia Policy in Malaya and Singapore, – Article in Australian Journal Of International Affairs 55(1) April with. PKMM rally, Radicals: Resistance & Protest in Colonial Malaya By Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied Northern Illinois University Press (NUI), pages On a night in , a crowd of onlookers gathered to watch the demolition of a metre wall of the century-old Purdu prison in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital.

"Malaya and Singapore " is an Osprey Campaign Series book, authored by Mark Stille, with illustrations by Peter Dennis. In a bit under pages, the author sets the strategic scene, discusses the opposing commanders and their forces and plans, and narrates the conduct of the actual s:   Six aspects of the communist threat to Singapore are worth noting. Foreign proxy. First, the MCP was a foreign implant in Malaya and Singapore, and a proxy for foreign powers.   The author was the leader of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), which he joined as a year old schoolboy, and which played an important role in two guerrilla struggles – in the Second World War and in the post-war year ‘Emergency’, in reality a war against British colonial rule in Malaya (now Malaysia). Malaya and Singapore’s place in world affairs and expressed what Kwame Anthony Appiah calls a “rooted cosmopolitanism” (). Through their modernist commitments and aesthetic reshaping of high modernist tropes, they resist and question both the ethics and politics of British colonialism and narrowly conceived national identities.