Chronicle of Malaysia - Fifty Years of Headline News, 1963–2013

CHRONICLE OF MALAYSIA - FIFTY YEARS OF HEADLINE NEWS, 1963–2013

Editor-in-chief Philip Mathews
HARDBACK EDITION
384 pp, 260 mm x 280 mm

ISBN: 978-967-1061-74-9
RRP USD40.00 buy from amazon

Category: History
Theme: Malaysia

This revised and updated edition of the Chronicle of Malaysia brings the full dramatic sweep of Malaysia's history up to date, taking the reader through the nation's first 50 years from the formation of Malaysia in 1963 all the way to 2013. It is packed with illustrated news stories covering hundreds of the nation's key social, political, cultural and sporting events. As a compendium of all aspects of Malaysian life, the book captures the mood of the day with a sense of vividness and immediacy. Concise, accessible articles—revised and rewritten to engage today's readers—are introduced by headlines and liberally illustrated with photographs and specially commissioned cartoons.

The book is structured chronologically, with an average of eight pages devoted to each year beginning with a succinct summary of the year's key events. A host of themes are covered: not just the major political and economic events but also the human side of the Malaysian experience—sports, fashion, music, the arts, architecture, lifestyle, disasters, crime and the social scene. These combine to give readers the feel of each era of Malaysia's past and enables them to draw parallels with the present.

A career journalist for nearly three decades, Philip Mathews also worked for an international organisation in Tokyo and as Assistant Director General at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia.

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