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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 Singapore on the one hand and the Federation 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.

Creating "Greater Malaysia":
Decolonization and the Politics of Merger
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AuthorTai Yong Tan
SubjectDecolonization
North Borneo
Sarawak
Brunei
Singapore
GenreHistory
PublisherInstitute of Southeast Asian Studies
Published in English
2008
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages224
ISBN978-9812307477