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British relations with the Malay rulers from decentralization to Malayan independence, 1930-1957 /

Simon C. Smith.

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Main Author: Smith, Simon C.
Published: Kaula Lumpur ; Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: South-East Asian historical monographs.
Topics: | Koloniaal bestuur. | Vorsten. | Dekolonisatie. | Herrscher | Rois et souverains - Malaisie occidentale. | Geschichte 1930-1957.
Regions: Malaya - Politics and government. | Malaya - Kings and rulers. | Malaya. | Gro├čbritannien | Malaisie - Politique et gouvernement. | Rois et souverains - Malaisie. | Malaisie occidentale - Politique et gouvernement. | Malaya.
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245 10|aBritish relations with the Malay rulers from decentralization to Malayan independence, 1930-1957 /|cSimon C. Smith.
260 |aKaula Lumpur ;|aNew York :|bOxford University Press,|c1995.
300 |aviii, 234 pages, [8] pages of plates :|billustrations ;|c23 cm.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 216-227) and index.
505 0 |a1. Introduction -- 2. Kingship within the British Empire before the Second World War. Rulers and Residents. Decentralization in the 1930s -- 3. The Imperfect Sovereigns: Britain, the Rulers, and Constitutional Development in Malaya, 1942-1948. The Planning of the Malayan Union, 1942-1945. The MacMichael Mission, October-December 1945. The Rulers and the Creation of the Federation of Malaya, January 1946-February 1948 -- 4. Sovereignty and Status: The Rulers under the Federal Constitution, 1948-1955. The Appointment of the High Commissioner. The Sovereign Status of the Rulers. The Rulers and Central Government. The Rulers and State Government -- 5. Malay Kingship and the Modern State: The Development of Constitutional Monarchy in Malaya. The Rulers in Private Life. The Rulers in Public Life. The Rulers and the Independence Constitution, 1956-1957 -- 6. Politicians and Princes: Challenges to Royal Authority and the Development of Malay Nationalism, 1946-1957.
505 8 |aYears of Co-operation, 1946-1948. Dato Onn and the Rulers, 1948-1955. The Rulers and UMNO, 1951-1957 -- 7. Conclusion: Coping with Princes.
520 |aFrom the late nineteenth century Britain's position in the Malay States rested on the fulcrum of indigenous monarchy. Not surprisingly, this aspect of Britain's imperial relationship with Malaya has received close historical attention. The role of the Malay Rulers in the era of decolonization has, nevertheless, been neglected. The assumption has been, especially for the post-war period, that the Rulers' social and political significance declined rapidly. Such interpretations, however, over-simplify the nature of Malayan politics and underestimate the Rulers' role as figureheads of modern Malay nationalism. Indeed, the Malay Rulers survived the departure of the British and have continued to represent a focus of loyalty in competition with the new nationalist parties.
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