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A Life Beyond Boundaries -30%

A Life Beyond Boundaries

Author/Editor: Benedict Anderson New Pb205 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Memoir, Politics..

RM35.00 RM24.50

A People's History of Malaysia: With Emphasis on the Development of Nationalism

This book presents a brief people’s history of Malaysia (formerly Malaya). Its approach is different..

RM30.00
An Uncommon Hero: M.K. Rajakumar in Politics and Medicine -57%

An Uncommon Hero: M.K. Rajakumar in Politics and Medicine

Author: Tan Pek Leng Paperback, 451 pages Subject: History, Malaysia Condition: Good P..

RM70.00 RM30.00

Banditry in West Java 1869-1942

Author:  Margreet van Till Subjects: History, Indonesia, Netherlands Condition: Good Publisher: N..

RM105.00
Bangsa Melayu (English Version) -30%

Bangsa Melayu (English Version)

Malay Concepts of Democracy and Community, 1945–1950 (Second Edition) Author: Ariffin Omar Forewor..

RM45.00 RM31.50
Beyond Romance: Fieldwork in Sarawak -53%

Beyond Romance: Fieldwork in Sarawak

Beyond Romance: Fieldwork In Sarawak offers a collection of fieldwork stories written..

RM38.00 RM18.00

Capitalism and Its Alternatives

Author: Chris Rogers Subjects: Capitalism Condition: Good Publisher: Zed Books Published: 2014 ..

RM95.00
Challenging Malaysia's Status Quo -30%

Challenging Malaysia's Status Quo

History professor, consumer advocate, policy analyst and public intellectual par excellence Dr Lim T..

RM60.00 RM42.00
Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History (New Edition) -63%

Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History (New Edition)

Editor: Poh Soo Kai New Pb210 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Politics, Singapore Conditio..

RM40.00 RM15.00

Concept of a Hero in Malay Society

"The author of this book attempts to study the Malay conception of the hero as projected by the ruli..

RM23.00
Deals, Datus and Dayaks: Sarawak and Brunei in the Making of Malaysia -30%

Deals, Datus and Dayaks: Sarawak and Brunei in the Making of Malaysia

This book tells the story of Malaysia’s formation and its early struggle for survival. A treasure tr..

RM25.00 RM17.50
Dialog: Thoughts on Tunku's Timeless Thinking -82%

Dialog: Thoughts on Tunku's Timeless Thinking

DIALOG is a major new anthology of Tunku Abdul Rahman's enduring wit and wisdom, and the respon..

RM110.00 RM20.00
Fourteen Miles to Berjuntai -63%

Fourteen Miles to Berjuntai

Author: L. A. Vincent New Pb481 pp. Subjects: Fiction, History, Malaysia Condition: Good Publish..

RM32.00 RM12.00

Glimpses of Penang's Past

Editor: Badriyah Haji Salleh and Loh Wei Leng Condition: Good Publisher: Think City and MBRAS..

RM45.00

I, KKK: The Autobiography of a Historian

Author: Khoo Kay Kim New Pb142 pp. Subjects: History, Autobiography Condition: Good Publisher: K..

RM50.00
In Court and Kampong -0%

In Court and Kampong

Annotated edition Author: Hugh Clifford New Pb216 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Malays..

RM45.00 RM45.00

Jungles Are Never Neutral

Author: Brother Patricius O'Donovan fsc Subjects: Memoir, Malaysia Condition: Good Publisher: Media ..

RM38.00
Kaleidoscope: The Memoirs of P.G. Lim -30%

Kaleidoscope: The Memoirs of P.G. Lim

Author: P.G. Lim New Pb397 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Malaysia, Memoir, Politics Cond..

RM70.00 RM49.00
Kerajaan: Malay Political Culture on the Eve of Colonial Rule -30%

Kerajaan: Malay Political Culture on the Eve of Colonial Rule

Second Edition Author: Anthony Milner New Pb274 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Malaysia..

RM48.00 RM33.60

Ketuanan Melayu: A Story of the Thinking Norm of the Malay Political Elite

AB Sulaiman was born in a remote jungle-fringe traditional Malay village named Kampong Selayang. Tod..

RM50.00

Lim Lian Geok (Soul of the Malaysian Chinese)

Soul of the Malaysian Chinese Editor: Kua Kia Soong New Pb192 pp. Subjects: History & Biograp..

RM25.00

Living in a Time of Deception

Author: Poh Soo Kai New Pb406 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Memoir, Politics, Singapore ..

RM50.00

Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World

Editor: Jan van der Putten & Mary Kilcline Cody Subjects: History, Malaysia, Indonesia Conditi..

RM49.00
Love & Struggle: Beyond the Rubber Estates -49%

Love & Struggle: Beyond the Rubber Estates

Author: Dave Anthony New Pb364 pp. Subjects: Fiction, History & Biography, Malaysia Condition..

RM35.00 RM18.00

Make Me An Instrument: The Singing Sister

Author: Nesamalar Chitravelu 226 pages, hardback Subjects: Biography, Malaysia, Education Conditi..

RM100.00
Malay Kingship in Kedah: Religion, Trade, and Society -50%

Malay Kingship in Kedah: Religion, Trade, and Society

Author: Maziar Mozaffari Falarti New Pb225 pp. Subject: Politics Condition: Good Publisher: SIRD..

RM40.00 RM20.00

MAY 13: Declassified Documents on the Malaysian Riots (50th Anniversary Edition)

This is the first credible account of the May 13, 1969 racial riots/pogrom in Malaysia using documen..

RM30.00

Melaka From the Top

Author: Dennis De Witt Subjects: Malaysia, History Condition: Good Publisher: Nutmeg Publishing Publ..

RM55.00

My Nantah Story: The Rise and Demise of the People's University

Author: My Nantah Story Paperback, 412 pages Subjects: History Condition: Good Publisher: Ethos ..

RM70.00

Phoenix Rising: Pioneering Chinese Women of Malaysia

Author: Ho Tak Ming New Pb203 pp. Subjects: History, Gender, Malaysia Condition: Good Publisher:..

RM80.00

Racism & Racial Discrimination in Malaysia (New Edition)

This is the second edition of Kua Kia Soong's classic expose of racism & racial discrimination i..

RM40.00
Rainforest Hero: The Life and Death of Bruno Manser -30%

Rainforest Hero: The Life and Death of Bruno Manser

Author: Ruedi Suter New Pb330 pp. Subjects: Environment & Ecology, History & Biography, Po..

RM55.00 RM38.50
Red Star Over The Third World -30%

Red Star Over The Third World

Author: Vijay PrashadPaperback, 131 pagesSubjects: History, Communism, Third WorldCondition: GoodPub..

RM25.00 RM17.50
Remembering Socialist China 1949-1976 -17%

Remembering Socialist China 1949-1976

Authors: Mobo Gao, Dongping Han, Hao Qi Paperback, 94 pages Subjects: Socialism, Co..

RM12.00 RM10.00

Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War

Author: Che Guevara Subjects: Politics, Latin America, Memoir Condition: Good Publisher: Monthly ..

RM59.00
Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic In Contemporary Singapore And Malaysia -60%

Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic In Contemporary Singapore And Malaysia

Developed as an exploratory study of artworks by artists of Singapore and Malaysia, Retrospective at..

RM50.00 RM20.00
Rosalie: And Other Love Songs (Second Edition) -30%

Rosalie: And Other Love Songs (Second Edition)

Author: Saidah RastamPaperback, 365 pagesSubject: Music, History, Culture, MalayaCondition: GoodPubl..

RM65.00 RM45.50
Social Roots of the Malay Left -44%

Social Roots of the Malay Left

Author: Rustam A. Sani Subjects: Malaysia, History, Politics Condition: Good Publisher: SIRD Yea..

RM18.00 RM10.00
Socio-historical Development of the Kampung Cina Settlement in Kuala Terengganu -30%

Socio-historical Development of the Kampung Cina Settlement in Kuala Terengganu

Authors: Tan Yao Sua & Kamarudin Ngah Pb 103 pp Publisher: SIRD Published: 2013 No other..

RM22.00 RM15.40
Syed Husin Ali: Memoirs of a Political Struggle -60%

Syed Husin Ali: Memoirs of a Political Struggle

Author/Editor: Syed Husin Ali New Pb273 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Malaysia, Memoir, P..

RM45.00 RM18.00

Taming the Wild: Aborigines and Racial Knowledge in Colonial Malaya

Author: Sandra Khor Manickam Subjects: Malaysia, Indigenous Studies, History Condition: Good Publ..

RM75.00
The Chinese Language Movement in Malaysia, 1952-1967 -30%

The Chinese Language Movement in Malaysia, 1952-1967

Language, Ethnicity and Nation-Building in a Plural SocietyAuthors: Tan Yao Sua & Teoh Hooi SeeN..

RM20.00 RM14.00

The Development Dictionary

A Guide to Knowledge as Power Editor: Wolfgang Sachs New Pb306 pp. Subjects: Development, Social Stu..

RM30.00
The Development of Malaysian Capitalism -30%

The Development of Malaysian Capitalism

Author: Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux New Pb425 pp. Subjects: History & Biography, Economics, Malays..

RM65.00 RM45.50
The Epic of Bidasari -0%

The Epic of Bidasari

Translators: Aristide Marre, Chauncey C. Starkweather, M. Devic Subjects: History, Literature Cond..

RM36.00 RM36.00

The Flight of the Swans

Author: D. Devika Bai Subjects: Fiction, History Condition: Good Publisher: Monsoon Books Published:..

RM39.90

The Legacy of MARDEC : Origin, Development and Contributions to the Natural Rubber Industry

Author: Jeyaraj C. Rajarao Subjects: History, Malaysia Pb 280 pp Condition: Good Publisher: UM P..

RM85.00
The Malaysian Estates Staff Provident Fund 1947-2017 -53%

The Malaysian Estates Staff Provident Fund 1947-2017

In this book, Jerayaj C. Rajarao provides a detailed and compelling account of the first provident f..

RM85.00 RM40.00
The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013 -50%

The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013

Islamism in a Mottled Nation Author: Farish A Noor New Pb260 pp. Subjects: History & Biogra..

RM40.00 RM20.00
The May 13 Generation -30%

The May 13 Generation

The Chinese Middle Schools Student Movement and Singapore Politics in the 1950s Editors: Hong Lys..

RM50.00 RM35.00
The New & Correct Date of the Terengganu Inscription -49%

The New & Correct Date of the Terengganu Inscription

Author: Ahmat Adam Subjects: History, Malaysia Condition: Good Publisher: SIRD Published: 2017 ..

RM35.00 RM18.00
The People’s Constitutional Proposals for Malaya (70th Anniversary Edition) -30%

The People’s Constitutional Proposals for Malaya (70th Anniversary Edition)

Author: Syed Husin Ali, Ariffin Omar, Jeyakumar Devaraj, Fahmi RezaPaperback, 144 pagesSubject: Mala..

RM20.00 RM14.00
The Red Bicycle: A Historical Novel -30%

The Red Bicycle: A Historical Novel

Author: Dave Anthony New Pb393 pp. Subjects: Fiction, History & Biography, Malaysia Condition..

RM32.00 RM22.40

The Tamil Eelam Liberation Struggle

Author: Dr Murugar Gunasingam Subjects: Politics, Sri Lanka Condition: Good Publisher: MV Publica..

RM80.00
Traditionalism and the Ascendancy of the Malay Ruling Class in Colonial Malaya -30%

Traditionalism and the Ascendancy of the Malay Ruling Class in Colonial Malaya

In this original and perceptive study Donna J. Amoroso argues that the Malay elites’ preeminent posi..

RM55.00 RM38.50
Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences -67%

Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences

Editor: Sharon A Bong New Pb188 pp. Subjects: Social Studies, Southeast Asia Condition: Good Pub..

RM30.00 RM10.00
Two Faces: Detention Without Trial -30%

Two Faces: Detention Without Trial

Author: Syed Husin Ali New Pb169 pp. Subjects: Memoir, Politics Condition: Good Publisher: SIRD ..

RM20.00 RM14.00

Victorious Wives: The Disguised Heroine in Nineteenth-Century Malay Syair

Author: Mulaika Hijjas Subjects: History, Literature, Malaysia Condition: Good Publisher: NUS Pre..

RM45.00
Views from Pulau Pinang: Countering Modern Orientalism and Policy Perspectives -30%

Views from Pulau Pinang: Countering Modern Orientalism and Policy Perspectives

Views from Pulau Pinang brings together the writings of members of the Centre for Pol..

RM25.00 RM17.50
We Could **** You, Mr Birch -30%

We Could **** You, Mr Birch

Author: Kee Thuan Chye New Pb100 pp. Subjects: History, Theatre Condition: Good Publisher: SIRD ..

RM15.00 RM10.50

Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives

Editors: Nadje Al-Ali and Nicola Pratt Subjects: Middle East, Palestine, Gender, Political Sci..

RM99.00

Natrah: In the Name of Love

This is the biography of Natrah: a Dutch girl who was fostered and raised by a Malay woman. Her true..

RM65.00
An Autobiography of a REBEL: KASSIM Ahmad -57%

An Autobiography of a REBEL: KASSIM Ahmad

“for so long we have perished in subjugationnow we live in defiance”An Autobiography of a Rebel is t..

RM28.00 RM12.00
AN EXAMINED LIFE: POLITICS AND PRINCIPLES -30%

AN EXAMINED LIFE: POLITICS AND PRINCIPLES

Publisher: SIRDAuthor: Sim Kwang YangPrice: RM32“Those who thought that change in Malaysia coul..

RM32.00 RM22.40
Beguiled: On Larut Hills -5%

Beguiled: On Larut Hills

Atop the southern end of Bintang Range, about 20 kilometres from the north-western shoreline of Peni..

RM80.00 RM76.00
Behind Barbed Wire: Chinese New Villages During The Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 -30%

Behind Barbed Wire: Chinese New Villages During The Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960

"Behind Barbed Wire looks behind the façade to ask what it was really like to be moved to, and live ..

RM68.00 RM47.60

BORIA (From Passion Play To Malay-Jawi Peranakan Parody)

With a history dating several thousand years, from the ta'ziyeh Persian passion to play to Indian an..

RM70.00

Building the Party: Lenin 1893-1914

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the pivotal events in world history, and the Russian Bolsh..

RM75.00
Class, Race and Colonialism in Peninsular Malaysia: A Political History of Malaysian Indians -55%

Class, Race and Colonialism in Peninsular Malaysia: A Political History of Malaysian Indians

In Class, Race and Colonialism in Peninsular Malaysia: A Political History of Malaysian Indians, Mic..

RM40.00 RM18.00

Confronting Corporate Power

“It has been my privilege to live a life of research, study and engagement across five continents du..

RM30.00
Dialog: Thoughts On Tunku's Timeless Thinking (Second Edition) -67%

Dialog: Thoughts On Tunku's Timeless Thinking (Second Edition)

Welcome to the 2nd edition of DIALOG, a major anthology of Tunku Abdul Rahman’s timeless wisdom – a..

RM60.00 RM20.00
From Jail To Jail Volume I -60%

From Jail To Jail Volume I

From Jail to Jail is the political autobiography of Sutan Ibrahim gelar Tan Malaka, an enigmatic and..

RM45.00 RM18.00
From Jail To Jail Volume II & III -72%

From Jail To Jail Volume II & III

From Jail to Jail is the political autobiography of Sutan Ibrahim gelar Tan Malaka, an enigmatic and..

RM65.00 RM18.00

How Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions ? (Abridged Edition)

Once of central importance to left historians and activists alike, recently the concept of the “bour..

RM65.00

Imagined Malaysia Review Issue 1: Historiography

IM Review is a collection of writings that offers new perspectives on history, culture, and current ..

RM20.00

Johor Local History, Local Landscapes

Title: Johor Local History, Local Landscapes ISBN: 9789671488126Author: P. Lim Pui HuenPub..

RM119.90
Kaatu Perumal: Folk Hero of Sungai Siput -30%

Kaatu Perumal: Folk Hero of Sungai Siput

In this piece of writing based on oral history, we get a glimpse of Perumal, the communist fighter w..

RM18.00 RM12.60
Keris and Other Malay Weapons -0%

Keris and Other Malay Weapons

The author wrote in his opening chapter:The keris is undoubtedly the distinctive Malay weapon. It is..

RM45.00 RM45.00
Kill The Major: The true story of the Allied guerrilla hunt for the last Japanese forces in Borneo -30%

Kill The Major: The true story of the Allied guerrilla hunt for the last Japanese forces in Borneo

"One of those amazing stories that wars throw up." Steven Carroll, Sydney Morning HeraldTh..

RM35.00 RM24.50

Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

For generations, historians of the right, left, and center have all debated the best way to understa..

RM70.00
Lessons From My School -5%

Lessons From My School

The Journey of the French Nuns and their convent schools..

RM59.00 RM56.05
Life Under Taliban by Mahi Ramakrishnan -30%

Life Under Taliban by Mahi Ramakrishnan

Bold & Powerful: These two words aptly describe Masuma Tavakoli’s book, Life Under Taliban. Cons..

RM20.00 RM14.00
Malay Poisons and Charm Cures -0%

Malay Poisons and Charm Cures

Malays, like other Eastern people, are skilled in the art of poisoning, which is "of all the forms o..

RM45.00 RM45.00
Malaya and Its History -0% Out Of Stock

Malaya and Its History

This book includes'A History of Malaya' by RO Winstedt'Early Indian Influence in Malaysia' (and othe..

RM60.00 RM60.00

Mataram : A Novel of Love, Faith and Power In Early Java

Seventeenth-century Java is in turmoil between its Hindu-Buddhist past and its Muslim future, while ..

RM54.90
MekongReview Volume 3, Number 4 (August 2018-October 2018) -6%

MekongReview Volume 3, Number 4 (August 2018-October 2018)

Mekong Review is a quarterly literary journal publishing fiction, essays, reviews and poet..

RM26.50 RM25.00

Memories of a Malaccan : The Life and Times of Lim Keng Watt (1909-96)

Lim Keng Watt (1909-96) was witness to some of the most important events in Malayan/ Malaysian histo..

RM50.00
Perak and the Malays -0%

Perak and the Malays

From the Preface by the Author (1878)    This Malayan State, it will be remember..

RM60.00 RM60.00

Raja Bersiong : The Dracula of Malaysia

ISBN : 9834077181Author : Dr. Gilbert RethualPages : 142pgThe life of Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin of Kedah..

RM18.00

Resisting Colonialist Discourse

One woman’s escape from Eurocentrism.Embedded in the Eurocentric view of the world is a set of endor..

RM25.00
Revisiting Malaya: Uncovering Historical and Political Thoughts in Nusantara -30%

Revisiting Malaya: Uncovering Historical and Political Thoughts in Nusantara

Malaysian Studies Series No. 1"The contents of this volume go a long way to furthering our understan..

RM70.00 RM49.00

Rising Up: The fight for Chin refugees

On 13 June 2018, the ethnic Myanmar Chin community in Malaysia were shocked by the news. UNHCR had a..

RM25.00
Shanks, Yanks and Jurgen: The Men Behind Liverpool's Rise, Slip and Rise Again -30%

Shanks, Yanks and Jurgen: The Men Behind Liverpool's Rise, Slip and Rise Again

Born in poverty, one of 10 children, Bill Shankly went to work in a coal mine at 14. “I had no educa..

RM35.00 RM24.50

Struggle For Justice: Bestcan Workers, The Untold Story 1977

This book captures the challenges and ongoing struggle for workers’ rights in Malaysia through a cas..

RM18.00

Studying Singapore Before 1800

Historians rely on Singapore’s strategic position to explain its great success as a royal trading po..

RM125.00

Sundanese Print Culture and Modernity in 19th-century West Java

Publisher : NUS PressPages : 287pgAuthor : Mikhiro MoriyamaSundanese Prints Culture traces the devel..

RM85.50
The King's Chinese: From Barber to Banker, the story of Yeap Chor Ee -30%

The King's Chinese: From Barber to Banker, the story of Yeap Chor Ee

"The Straits British Chinese - a community which emerged in the colonial Straits Settlements ..

RM55.00 RM38.50

The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World

In this book, the author has sought to bring to the fore interesting cultural and historical facts s..

RM20.00

The Legacy And Heritage Of Loke Chow Kit

"He spoke English, Malay and various Chinese dialects with equal facility, looked dignified and rese..

RM130.00
The May 13 Tragedy: A Report -0%

The May 13 Tragedy: A Report

May 13, 1969 will go down in our history as a day of national tragedy. On that day the very foundati..

RM30.00 RM30.00