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British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70

Neo-Colonialism or Disengagement?

British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70( )
Author: White, Nicholas J.
Series title:Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Ser.
ISBN:978-1-134-35027-8
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

This book explores the limits of the idea of 'neo-colonialism' - the idea that in the period immediately after independence Malaya/Malaysia enjoyed only a 'pseudo-independence', largely because of the entrenched and dominant position of British business interests allied to indigenous elites. The author argues that, although British business did indeed have a strong position in Malaysia in this period, Malaysian politicians and administrators were able to utilise British business, which...
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