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Mixed up in power politics and the Cold War: The Americans, the ICFTU and Singapore's labour movement, 1955–1960
  • S. Long
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
  • 29 April 2009
The United States had a hand in shaping Singapore's labour developments between the period 1955 and 1960. Utilising materials from archives in Britain, the Netherlands and the United States, thisExpand
The United States, Southeast Asia, and Asia-Pacific Security
D uring the first decade of the new century, many in Southeast Asia, whether rightly or wrongly, held to the notion that the George W. Bush administration had placed their concerns at the bottom ofExpand
Recent Books on Malayan Independence
Time to Tame American Military Interventionism
DESPITE THE UNITED STATES ending the war in Iraq, putting in place plans to draw down forces in Afghanistan, cutting the defense budget and asserting there will be “no more Iraqs and Afghanistans,”Expand
Recent Books onMalayan Independence
The British had their hands full managing political developments in Southeast Asia after World War ii. Across Malaya and Singapore, the war let loose various sociopolitical forces, opposed to theExpand
An Interpretation of Slaughterhouse-Five from the Perspective of New Historicism
Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential postmodern writers in the United States,whose novel Slaughterhouse-Five was considered as a milestone of American postmodern literature.From theExpand
The Postmodernity of Philip Larkin's Poetry
Philip Larkin has much in common with postmodernism. The resolving of profound mode and meaning as well as complanation,fragmentation,non-logicalization after resolving in Larkin's poetry arrives atExpand
Cold War and decolonisation: Australia’s policy towards Britain’s end of empire in Southeast Asia By
  • S. Long
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
  • 1 May 2019
Javanese keroncong singer Waldjinah carefully managed her media image as a traditional Solonese woman, while in practice breaking gendered expectations through her active career and sexualisedExpand
A Re-reading of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children from the Perspective of New Historicism
New Historicism provides a new perspective for the interpretation of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children.The paper intends a re-reading of Midnight's Children based on the new perspective of NewExpand