volume 35, issue 1, P252-267 2019
DOI: 10.17576/jkmjc-2019-3501-17
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Roslina Abdul Latif

Abstract: In the twilight of British Malaya, Rehman Rashid was born. He grew up in independent Malaysia, as his nation approached the turn of the millennium. As a young journalist in 1981, he had believed it simple to see what was special about Malaysia; it was a multi-racial, multi-cultural, multilingual country, what could be clearer than that? Rehman wrote passionately about Malaysia, this country that he loved dearly. Dissected to its constituent parts, Malaysia to him was a hopeless mess of conflicting priorities, …

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