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Siapa Pengasas Sebenar Kuala Lumpur?

Menyusuri Politik Melayu & Malaysia Serta Sejarah Nusantara Yang Telah Dilupakan/Sengaja Digelapkan Penulis baru selesai menghadiri satu forum yang diadakan di Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, bertajuk “Apakah Kuala Lumpur Dibuka oleh Yap Ah Loy?”.…

Farewell Pak Lah – may your soul rest in peace (21.11.1929 – 6.3.2010)

Professor Abdullah Darus, That is how I have always thought of you, my friend and my professor. I know that you never considered yourself as anyone’s teacher and always cautioned me to think for myself. I…

Syair Boria: a review

Abdullah Darus (left) with the 4th and now 7th prime minister of Malaysia, Tun Mahathir Syair Boria, Biografi Abdullah Darus problematized the origins of boria, a performing art form peculiar to Penang to Persian Syiah…

An absolute must-read

Alasdair Forbes reviews Colin Mackay’s rollicking history of Phuket First, a declaration of interest: I edited an early version of Colin Mackay’s A History of Phuket and the Surrounding Region. I thought then that it…

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A historical book on Phuket

Colin Mackay’s A History of Phuket and the Surrounding Region (White Lotus, Bangkok, 2012, 418pp) is a magnificent achievement: a towering work of erudition leavened with sly humor and fascinating side-bars. While destined to…

Exciting Indie Publishers of Penang

Areca Books Founded by Khoo Salma Nasution and her husband Abdur-Razzaq Lubis, Areca Books, an independent publisher cum bookstore, set up shop in 2005. The publishing house has over 40 titles focusing on social history,…

She who wants to see Penang at its classic best

George Town native Khoo Salma Nasution @ Khoo Su Nin, 55, wears many hats in championing the Penang capital’s colonial era heritage. She was the president of Penang Heritage Trust, and prior to that was…

Sutan Puasa, a review by the Malaysian Historical Society

Buku berjudul Sutan Puasa: Founder of Kuala Lumpur setebal 615 halaman ditulis oleh Abdur-Razzaq Lubis dan diterbitkan oleh Areca Books. Buku ini dipercayai akan menimbulkan debat tentang siapa sebenarnya membuka Kuala Lumpur. Abdur-Razzaq menyatakan buku ini…

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