The	Reluctant	Politician:	Tun	Dr	Ismail	and	His	Time	(The	Making	and	Partitioning	of	Malaysia)
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The Reluctant Politician: Tun Dr Ismail and His Time (The Making and Partitioning of Malaysia)

by Ooi Kee Beng

This is the long-awaited biography of Malaysia's powerful Home Affairs Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, who passed away of a heart attack on 2 August 1973. It is based on his private papers and on numerous interviews with his relatives and with people who knew him well, including Ghafar Baba, Musa Hitam, Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Robert Kuok, Lee Kuan Yew and Ghazalie Shafie. New perspectives are provided about the struggle for independence, Malaysia's relationship with Singapore, the origins of Southeast Asian regionalism, the internal conflicts of the ruling party UMNO, MCA-UMNO ties, the fatal illness of Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, the May 13 riots, and the New Economic Policy. This book contains not only new facts about Malaysian and Singaporean history, but also insights into the processes of decolonization and nation building.
          

          

          

          

          

          

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  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Product Code : 9789812307293C05

About Author

Ooi Kee Beng

Ooi Kee Beng is Executive Director of Penang Institute, before which he was Deputy Director of the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore (2011–17).