Decolonisation (1957-1966)/ Creating “Greater Malaysia”: Decolonization and the Politics of Merger

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Creating “Greater Malaysia”: Decolonization and the Politics of Merger is a 2008 book written by Tan Tai Yong that contrasts the relative ease with which two of the states of Borneo Territories, namely North Borneo and Sarawak, entered the Federation of Malaysia, with the complicated negotiations and hard bargaining between the other Borneo state of Brunei and the State of Singapore on the one hand and theFederation of Malaya on the other concerning the critical issues of citizenship, control of finances and the development of a common market during the formation of Malaysia.

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