The Role of Hadramis in Post-Second World War Singapore – A Reinterpretation

@article{Aljunied2007TheRO,
  title={The Role of Hadramis in Post-Second World War Singapore – A Reinterpretation},
  author={Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied},
  journal={Immigrants & Minorities},
  year={2007},
  volume={25},
  pages={163 - 183}
}
  • Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Immigrants & Minorities
  • Past scholarship has tended to portray the history of Hadramis in Singapore with that of the political, economic, social and religious prominence of the diasporic community in the pre-Second World War period, followed by declining significance and disenfranchisement. This article is a revisionist attempt at documenting the crucial roles played by members of a prominent Hadrami family, the Alsagoff, in shaping the course of Malay activism from 1945 to 1965. By employing previously untapped… CONTINUE READING
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