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Volume 89 Part 2, No. 311 December 2016
 
CONTENTS
 
   

Historiography and Shifting Interpretations of the Death of Sultan Mahmud Syah II
- Timothy P. Barnard

The Career of Francis James Bernard: Nepotism and Patronage in Early Singapore
- Nadia H. Wright

Borneo History: Time for a New Look
- David Phillips

Japanese Soldiers Who Joined Communist Guerillas in Malaya
- Fujio Hara

Malayan Women during the Japanese Occupation
- Mahani Musa

Nation and Conservation: Postcolonial Water Narratives in Singapore Rituals
- Martha Kaplan


Notes & Queries

Documents From Malaysian History
- The Establishment of Singapore, by William Farquhar

- Singapore's Water Supply




 

Book Reviews

Conversations with Tunku Abdul Rahman by Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad

Nature Contained: Environmental Histories of Singapore edited by Timothy P. Barnard

Malaysia's Original People: Past, Present and Future of the Orang Asli edited by Kirk Endicott

Globalized Muslim Youth in the Asia Pacific: Popular Culture in Singapore and Sydney by Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir

The Incubus of Intervention: Conflicting Indonesia Strategies of John F. Kennedy and Allen Dulles by Greg Poulgrain

Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Harmony & Conflict by Syed Husin Ali

The Malayan Emergency: Essays on a Small Distant War by Souchou Yao










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The first issue of our journal
JOURNAL OF THE STRAITS BRANCH OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY
JULY 1878


Reprinted with the permission of the
ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY, MALAYAN BRANCH
KRAUS REPRINT LTD.
Vaduz
1965

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The Journal of Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS) is published half-yearly by the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS).It disseminates knowledge and matters of cultural and historical value pertaining to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. All papers submitted should be in English and communicate ideas and information clearly and concisely, with a minimum of jargon. Papers are considered on the understanding that the contents have not appeared elsewhere in substantially the same, or abbreviated form. See Author's Guidelines.
 
 
 
 
 
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