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Remembering the Japanese occupation massacres: mass graves in post-war Malaysia

Frances Tay

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The violence visited upon British Malaya during the Japanese Occupation of December 1941 to August 1945 has prompted several historians to evoke comparisons with the atrocities that befell Nanjing. ... More


Cluster Dynamics in Malaysian Electronics

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The capabilities and innovation perspective is applied to Malaysian electronics, a case of rapid growth and industrial development for over three decades but with disappointing productivity gains. In ... More


Circulations: Evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in Nineteenth-Century Singapore and Penang

Jean Debernardi

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter is about the emplacement of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in nineteenth-and early twentieth-century Singapore and Penang. Through archival and field research the chapter ... More


Coolies

Kathleen López

in Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607122.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how the economies of Europe's Caribbean colonies had been fueled by African slave labor. The slave revolt in the French colony of Saint Domingue in 1791 and the creation of the ... More


From Singkil to Natal: , a Malay-Portuguese Song-Dance Genre

Margaret Kartomi

in Musical Journeys in Sumatra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036712
eISBN:
9780252093821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036712.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the two main musical genres performed at northwest-coastal Sumatran weddings and baby thanksgiving ceremonies between Singkil and Natal: lagu sikambang asli (original sikambang ... More


Caught between Empires: Babad Mangkudiningratan and the Exile of Sultan Hamengkubuwana II of Yogyakarta, 1813–1826

Sri Margana

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Events in Europe at the end of the 18th century, especially the Napoleonic Wars, had a significant impact on European colonies in Asia. In Java, changes initiated by Governor-General Daendels ... More


Chuk Mor: Scripting Malaysia’s Chinese Buddhism

Jack Meng-Tat Chia

in Monks in Motion: Buddhism and Modernity Across the South China Sea

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190090975
eISBN:
9780190091002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090975.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines the transnational life and career of Chuk Mor during the second half of the twentieth century. The chapter argues that Chuk Mor redefined the basis of “being Buddhist” in Malaysia ... More


Erecting a Gurdwara on Queen’s Road East: The Singh Sabha Movement, the Boxer Uprising, and the Sikh Community in Hong Kong

Yin Cao

in Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129118
eISBN:
9780190992132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129118.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, tens of thousands of Sikhs emigrated from Punjab to Southeast and East Asia to purse a better livelihood. At the same time, the Singh Sabha ... More


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