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By Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied

This e-book offers with the genesis, outbreak and far-reaching results of a criminal controversy and the ensuing outbreak of mass violence, which decided the process British colonial rule after submit global warfare in Singapore and Malaya. in keeping with huge archival resources, it examines the custody listening to of Maria Hertogh, a case which uncovered tensions among Malay and Singaporean Muslims and British colonial society. Investigating the wide-ranging results and crises confronted within the aftermath of the riots, the research focuses particularly at the recovery of peace and rebuilding of society.



The writer presents a nuanced and complicated knowing of British administration of riots and mass violence in Southeast Asia. by way of exploring the responses by means of non-British groups in Singapore, Malaya and the broader Muslim international to the Maria Hertogh controversy, he indicates that British thoughts and regulations might be higher understood in the course of the topics of resistance and collaboration. in addition, the e-book argues that British enactment of legislation touching on the administration of religions within the post-war interval had dispossessed spiritual minorities in their perceived spiritual rights. therefore, outbreaks of mass violence and continuous grievances ensued within the ultimate years of British colonial rule in Southeast Asia - and those tensions nonetheless pertain in the present.


This booklet can be of curiosity to students and scholars of legislations and society, historical past, Imperial background and Asian reviews, and to an individual learning minorities, and violence and recovery.

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