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Author Ooi, Keat Gin, 1959-

Title Post-war Borneo, 1945-1950 : nationalism, empire, and state-building / Ooi Keat Gin
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 199 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 83
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia (2005) ; 83
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Borneo under imperial Japan -- 3. Welcoming the Aussies -- 4. Allied military administration, September 1945 to June-July 1946 -- 5. Strengthening the Empire : two Crown Colonies and a protectorate, 1946-1949 -- 6. 'Old' Dutch and 'new' republicans, 1945-1950 -- 7. Ushering in a new dawn
Summary "This book examines Borneo, both British Borneo--Brunei, Sarawak and North Borneo--and Dutch Borneo in the period 1945-50. It discusses the effects of the Japanese surrender, the impact of the subsequent interregnum and Australian and British administrations, the reassertion of Dutch control, the struggle for Indonesian independence, and movements for local autonomy"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-191) and index
Subject Politics and government.
Borneo -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Brunei -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Kalimantan (Indonesia) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Malaysia, East -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Borneo.
Brunei.
East Malaysia.
Indonesia -- Kalimantan.
Form Electronic book
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