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Peasant and Labour Opposition to the Colonial and Post-colonial State

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The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the relative potential for revolutionary action against the colonial and post-colonial state to be found among the peasantry and labour during the period of the nationalist movements in Malaya and Indonesia.

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Mass Movement Labour Movement Colonial State United Malay National Organization Money Economy 
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© Syed Farid Alatas 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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