SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Hakkas of Sarawak

Hurry - Only 3 left in stock!

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 - Overseas Chinese Chapter 2 - Greater Malaysian Plan Chapter 3 - The Sri Aman Treaty Chapter 4 - Any other day at the bus station Chapter 5 - What's there to tell Chapter 6 - Virtuous subjects Chapter 7 - Sites of impermanence Chapter 8 - Facing the artefact Endnotes Bibliography

Promotional Information

"This book makes a significant and important contribution to the anthropology of history and collective memory. In moving prose, Kee Howe Yong provides a deeply insightful portrayal of the everyday lives of these Chinese workers and the imbrications of their memories of their communist past within their quotidian experiences of an oppressive present. No other work so sympathetically engages with the whole theme of how the memorialization of a past marked by violence and group persecution occurs in the case of contemporary Chinese in Malaysia." -- Donald M. Nonini, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "The Hakkas of Sarawak makes an original contribution to studies of the Cold War and memory in Southeast Asia by examining how local communities experienced the Malayan Emergency and how the repression continues to resonate in their daily lives. Drawing on rich ethnographic material Kee Howe Yong reveals how this past continues to permeate the present of the ethnic chinese Hakka community of Sarawak, Malaysia" -- Katharine McGregor, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne

About the Author

Kee Howe Yong is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at McMaster University.


Highly recommended. All levels. -- A. Pashia Choice Magazine, vol 51:06:2014

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Hakkas of Sarawak: Sacrificial Gifts in Cold War Era Malaysia on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by, Inc.
Back to top