Fair Land Sarawak: Some Recollections of an Expatriate Official

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SEAP Publications, 1993 - History - 182 pages

An officer's first-person account of British colonial disengagement from Sarawak. Morrison explains the daily bureaucracy of colonial life from an inside perspective and details the changes that occurred during his years in Sarawak: the growth and expansion of Communist movements, the emerging modernization of various districts, and the formation of Malaysia.

 

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Contents

The Backdrop
1
Early DaysSarikei and Binatang
17
Lawas
39
Kanowit
57
Baram
75
The Secretariat
93
The Information Office
113
Establishment of Malaysia
131
The Last Lap
149
Bibliography
179
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