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The modern Malay

Author: L Richmond Wheeler
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Series: Routledge revivals.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1928, this book us a very complete survey of the Malay Peninsula, its physical aspects, its history, laws government, and present day problems; while a large part of the book is devoted to a study of the Malay himself. Mr. Wheeler, who has travelled far and wide, has spent seven years in Malay, and the thorough research which has gone to the making of the book is backed up with personal experience  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wheeler, L. Richmond, author.
Modern Malay
(OCoLC)1099883662
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L Richmond Wheeler
ISBN: 9780429058400 0429058403 0429608683 9780429608681 9780429603167 0429603169 9780429597640 0429597649
OCLC Number: 1103917516
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; ILLUSTRATIONS; PART I: INTRODUCTORY; CHAPTER I: FIRST IMPRESSIONS; CHAPTER II: PHYSICAL FEATURES OF MALAYA; CHAPTER III: POLITICAL; PART II: EARLY INFLUENCES (UP TO A.D. 1874); CHAPTER I: ETHNOGRAPHY; SECTION I. RACES IN THE PENINSULA; SECTION II. ALLIED RACES OF THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO; SECTION III. LANGUAGE; SECTION IV. THE ORIGIN OF THE MALAYS; SECTION V. PHYSICAL QUALITIES OF THE PENINSULAR MALAY; CHAPTER II: EARLY HISTORY: UP TO A.D. 1400 CHAPTER III: MALAY ASCENDANCY: A.D. 1400-1511CHAPTER IV: MALAY DECLINE: A.D. 1511-1874; SECTION I. THE MALAY STATES; Perak; Selangor; The Negri Sembilan; Pahang; Johore; Kedah and Perils; Kelantan; Trengganu; SECTION II. ALIEN INVADERS (EUROPEAN); Portuguese; Dutch; English; SECTION III. ALIEN INVADERS (ASIATIC); Achinese; Bugis; Menangkabau Malays; Siamese; Indians and Arabs; Chinese; SECTION IV. SUMMARY OF THE PERIOD; CHAPTER V: EARLY MALAY BELIEFS AND CHARACTER; SECTION I. PRIMITIVE CULTURE; SECTION II. ISLAM AND THE SULTANATE; SECTION III. THE MENANGKABAU TRADITION: MALAY LAW PART III: RECENT INFLUENCES (FROM A.D. 1874)CHAPTER I: GENERAL CONDITION OF THE MALAYS AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS PERIOD; SECTION I. GENERAL DECADENCE; SECTION II. PIRACY; SECTION III. THE CHINESE INVASION; SECTION IV. LARUT; CHAPTER II: EARLY BRITISH INFLUENCE IN THE PENINSULA; SECTION I. BEFORE A.D. 1874; CHAPTER III: INFLUENCE IN RECENT TIMES OF OTHER RACES; CHAPTER IV: LATER EFFECTS OF BRITISH INFLUENCE; SECTION I. THE WORK OF BRITISH OFFICIALS; SECTION II. PROSPERITY OF THE COUNTRY; SECTION III. MALAY AFFAIRS; First Malay Response; Malays and English; The State Councils and Federation PART IV: PRESENT CONDITIONSCHAPTER I: LAND POLICY; CHAPTER II: EDUCATION; SECTION I. GENERAL; SECTION II. MALAY EDUCATION IN THE VERNACULAR; SECTION III. ENGLISH EDUCATION; SECTION IV. HIGHER EDUCATION; SECTION V. EDUCATION FOR GIRLS; CHAPTER III: SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MALAYS; CHAPTER IV: CONTACT WITH EUROPEANS; SECTION I. THE OLD TRADITIONS; SECTION II. PRESENT FAMILIARITY; CHAPTER V: THE CINEMATOGRAPH; CHAPTER VI: ASIA AND MODERN ISLAM; SECTION I. THE CHANGING OUTLOOK; SECTION II. THE RELIGIOUS REVIVAL; SECTION III. RACIAL IDEAS; CHAPTER VII: THE UNFEDERATED STATES; SECTION I. GENERAL SECTION II. JOHORESECTION III. THE NORTHERN STATES; SECTION IV. BRUNEI; PART V: THE PRESENT RESPONSE; CHAPTER I: MALAY ""TYPES; SECTION I. THE PEASANT OR ""RAYAT"" CLASS; SECTION II. THE NOBLE OR ""RAJA"" CLASS; SECTION III. THE GROWTH OF A MIDDLE CLASS; CHAPTER II: GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS; Stolidity; Loyalty; Thrift; Indolence and Adaptability; Conservatism; "Amok"; Latah; Morality; Humour; PART VI: THE FUTURE OF THE PENINSULAR MALAYS; CHAPTER I: THE NECESSITY FOR A SENSE OF PROPORTION; CHAPTER II: THE CLASH OF IDEAS; SECTION I. POLITICAL; SECTION II. RACIAL AND NATIONAL
Series Title: Routledge revivals.
Responsibility: by L. Richmond Wheeler.

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First published in 1928, this book us a very complete survey of the Malay Peninsula, its physical aspects, its history, laws government, and present day problems; while a large part of the book is devoted to a study of the Malay himself. Mr. Wheeler, who has travelled far and wide, has spent seven years in Malay, and the thorough research which has gone to the making of the book is backed up with personal experience and observation, with the result that the book is as readable as it sounds.

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