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Malaya

Charles O.H. Parkinson

in Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Malaya achieved independence on 31 August 1957 with a minimalist bill of rights. The main local pressure for the bill of rights came from the Malayan Indian Congress, which was supported in its ... More


The Romantic Didactics of Maximo Kalaw’s Nationalism

Martin Joseph Ponce

in Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the relationships among imperial assimilation, independence politics, and the heterosexual erotics of Philippine nationalism in Maximo M. Kalaw's work. In particular, his novel ... More


Colonial Intermediaries, Emperors, Abettors, and Enemies of the People

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the interaction of Yemenis with states/empires from a political perspective. It documents the processes of exclusion and inclusion that Yemenis have encountered since the ... More


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