Violence & the Dream People: The Orang Asli in the Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960

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Violence and the Dream People is an account of a little-known struggle by the Malayan government and the communist guerrillas, during the 1948-1960 Malayan Emergency, to win the allegiance of the Orang Asli, the indigenous people of the peninsular Malaya. The author argues that the use of force by both sides in their attempts to woo or coerce the jungle dwellers to support one side or the other in the conflict, caused tensions among the Orang Asli that resulted in counter violence against the interlopers and internecine ...

Violence & the Dream People: The Orang Asli in the Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 1995, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780896801868

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