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British Colonial Rule in Sarawak, 1946-1963
Britain's annexation of Sarawak on 1 July 1946 was not free of controversy. Yet in seventeen years of colonial rule, Sarawak was transformed from the autocracy of the Brookes to an internallyExpand
British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70: Neo-colonialism or Disengagement?
Preface Abbreviations and Acronyms Introduction: Dependence, Interdependence and Disengagement in the Malaysian Context 'Neo-colonialism' Re-visited The Survival and Revival of British Business inExpand
The ‘Unfinished Business’ of Malaysia's Decolonisation: The Origins of the Guthrie ‘Dawn Raid’*
Abstract In a ‘dawn raid’ on the London Stock Exchange on 7 September 1981, the premiere British rubber and oil palm conglomerate in Malaysia, the Guthrie Corporation Limited, was taken into localExpand
The Beginnings of Crony Capitalism: Business, Politics and Economic Development in Malaysia, c. 1955–70
  • N. White
  • Economics
  • Modern Asian Studies
  • 21 April 2004
The term ‘crony capitalism’ describes the close relationship between the state and big business in contemporary Southeast Asia. Yoshihara argued in 1988 that cronyism produced an entrepreneuriallyExpand
Decolonisation: The British Experience since 1945
PART ONE INTRODUCTION 1 The Setting and the Problem PART TWO IMPERIAL POLICY AND DECOLONISATION 2 Labour 3 Shifting Perspectives? The 1950s and the 1960s PART THREE NATIONALISM AND DECOLONISATION 4Expand
The business and the politics of decolonization: the British experience in the twentieth century
In synthesizing recent studies of the relationships between British businesses and British governments during decolonization, the article takes issue with the "gentlemanly capitalism" paradigm.Expand
Plato's metaphysical epistemology
For some time philosophers have thought of epistemology and metaphysics as different branches of philosophy, investigating, respectively, what can be known and the basic properties and nature of whatExpand
The empire in one city? : Liverpool's inconvenient imperial past
List of figures Notes on contributors Acknowledgements Introduction: The empire in one city? Sheryllynne Haggerty, Anthony Webster and Nicholas J. White 1. Liverpool, the slave trade and theExpand
Surviving Sukarno: British Business in Post-Colonial Indonesia, 1950–1967*
  • N. White
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
  • 18 November 2011
Abstract Drawing principally upon a rich vein of previously unexploited business records, this paper analyses the experience of British firms in Indonesia between the achievement of independence andExpand
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