Editors: Khoo Kay Kim, Elinah Abdullah and Wan Meng Hao

Publisher: Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) and Pelanduk Publications

ISBN: 978-967-97-8931-7

Published: 2006

No of pages: 395

Works on the history of the Singapore Malay/Muslim community from 1819 to 1965 are few.

This volume seeks to contribute to the literature by providing readers with a macro view of the chronological development of the Singapore Malay/Muslim community over this 150-year period.

Written in an easy to read manner, the original works in this book cover topics such as the negotiations between the British and the Singapore Malay elite in 1819, settlement and trade patterns of the Malays/Muslims, their social life and military contributions, education and political activities.

This book aims to encourage further interest and understanding of this history of the Singapore Malay/Muslim community.


Preface by Yang Razali Kassim

Foreword by Wang Gungwu

Introduction by Khoo Kay Kim, Elinah Abdullah & Wan Meng Hao

Overview by Khoo Kay Kim

Chapter 1 Why did Tengku Hussein Sign the 1819 Treaty with Stamford Raffles? by Kwan Chong Guan

Chapter 2 The Temenggongs of Telok Blangah: The Progenitor of Modern Johor by Manogaran Suppiah

Chapter 3 Malay/Muslim Patterns of Settlement and Trade in the First 50 years by Elinah Abdullah

Chapter 4 The Singapore Malay/Muslim Community: Nucleus of Modernity by Iskander Mydin

Chapter 5 From the Mohammedan Advisory Board to the Muslim Advisory Board by Shahril Mohd Shah

Chapter 6 Malay Soldiering in Singaore, 1910-1942 by Wan Meng Hao

Chapter 7 The Japanese Occupation through Malay Fiction by Mastura Abdul Rahman

Chapter 8 The Voice of the Rakyat: Utusan Melayu from Inception to 1959 by Zahairin Abdul Rahman

Chapter 9 Education and the Malays, 1945-1965 by Tengku Sri Indra Ismail

Chapter 10 The Political Activities of the Singapore Malays, 1945-1959 by Elinah Abdullah

Chapter 11 From Self-Government to Independence: UMNO and Malay Politics in Singapore, 1959-1965 by Mohd Azhar Terimo


Available at the national libraries.