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The myth of the lazy native : a study of the image of the Malays, Filipinos and Javanese from the 16th to the 20th century and its function in the ideology of colonial capitalism

Author: Hussein Alatas, Syed
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hussein Alatas, Syed
ISBN: 9780415604086 0415604087
OCLC Number: 754142947
Description: 267 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The image of the Malays until the time of Raffles --
British image of the Malays in the late 19th century and 20th century --
The image of the Filipinos during the 17th to the 19th century --
The image of the Javanese from the 18th to the 20th century --
The image of indolence and the corresponding reality --
Colonial capitalism and its attitude towards labour in the 19th and early 20th century --
The indolence of the Filipinos --
The colonial image and the study of national character --
The Malay concept of industry and indolence --
"Mental revolution" and the indolence of the Malays --
The distortion of Malay character --
The disappearance of the indigenous trading class --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Syed Hussein Alatas.
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