Chronicle of Malaysia 1957 - 2007(Fifty Years of Headline News)
The Chronicle of Malaysia captures the full dramatic sweep of Malaysias history, taking the reader on a whirlwind tour through the nations first 50 years. It is packed with concise illustrated news stories covering all the nations key social, political and cultural events. As a compendium of all aspects of Malaysian life, the book will capture the mood of the day with a sense of vividness and immediacy. Concise, accessible articlesrevised and rewritten to engage todays readersare introduced by headlines and liberally illustrated with photographs and specially commissioned cartoons.
The book is structured chronologically, with an average of eight pages devoted to each year. Each years coverage commences with a succinct summary of its key events. A host of themes are covered: the major political and economic events will of course be featured, but the real focus of the book is the human side of the Malaysian experiencesports, fashion, music, the arts, architecture, lifestyle, disasters, crime and the social sceneto give readers the feel of each era of Malaysias past. Magazine advertisements offer additional perspectives on the times.
To further broaden the books scope, running parallel to the local reportage runs a timeline of regional and international events.
Publisher,Editions Didier Millet Pte Ltd
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