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By Alexander Clement

ISBN-10: 1847972306

ISBN-13: 9781847972309

The time period Brutalism is used to explain a sort of structure that seemed, customarily in Europe, from round 1945–1975. Uncompromisingly glossy, this development in structure used to be either impressive and arresting and, maybe like no different type earlier than or in view that, aroused extremes of emotion and debate. a few seemed Brutalist constructions as significant soulless buildings of concrete, metal, and glass, while others observed the style as a logical development, having its personal grace and balance.

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Elias, Mohd Jaaffar Ahmad, and their staff in Hertford have also helped through informal discussions of the topics covered in this book. The responsibility for all the views expressed below, however, remains the author’s alone. Jones, Merchants to Multinationals, Chs 10–12. The work of Japanese historians has been especially important in this field. Marwin McInnis and 16 THE UP SAGA Jurgen Schneider (eds) The Emergence of a World Economy, 1500–1914. ), Gentlemanly Capitalism, pp. 141–156. Kawakatsu (eds) Asia-Pacific Dynamism 1550– 2000 (London: Routledge, 2000).

Drabble, An Economic History of Malaysia, c. 1800–1990: the Transition to Modern Economic Growth (London: INTRODUCTION 15 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Macmillan, 2000); Jones, Merchants to Multinationals; and Lindblad, Foreign Investment. More detail on palm oil is provided in Tate, RGA History, Ch. 32. Barlow, S. Coates, The Commerce in Rubber (Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1987). The view that rubber was unusually well suited to smallholders is supported by Headrick, Tentacles of Progress, p.

Rowing through the night in torrential rain, they passed a further 50 or 60 houses, ‘almost all new’, before reaching Raja Hitam’s kampong in the early afternoon of 17 February. From here to the sea the region was well populated, especially on the Selangor side, where fishing stakes extended well out into the river. 14 Swettenham concluded that the Bernam was ‘a magnificent river’, but it remained true that it was surrounded by a wild and forbidding region. 26 THE UP SAGA The dense jungle was home to few if any people; its main inhabitants were barking deer, elephants, rhinoceros and black buffaloes, together with the occasional tiger.

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