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BOOK REVIEW: “Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts”

BOOK REVIEW: “Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts” The Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 63, No. 3 (2018) 787–792 © World Scientific Publishing Company DOI: 10.1142/S0217590818800012 BOOK REVIEW Published 3 May 2018 Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts by H. R. H. Sultan Nazrin Shah, Published by Oxford University Press, 234pp. ISBN: 978-983-4720-14-8 Malayan GDP, 1900–1939 The greatest pioneering achievement of the author, His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak, is the construction of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Malaya in nominal and real terms for a 40-year period before World War II, from 1900 to 1939. This is a herculean task, never attempted before either single-handedly or by a group or government agencies, such as the country’s Statistics Department. Although Malaya then was under British rule, there were in fact seven independent administrative states, namely (1) The Straits Settlements of Penang, Singapore and Malacca, (2) The Federated Malay States of Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, and Pahang, and the Sultanates of (3) Perlis, (4) Kedah, (5) Kelantan, (6) Terengganu and (7) Johore which together were referred to as the Unfederated Malay States. All the seven administrative units had their own custom areas with different tariff systems. There was no colonial annual http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Singapore Economic Review World Scientific Publishing Company

BOOK REVIEW: “Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts”

The Singapore Economic Review , Volume 63 (03): 6 – Jun 1, 2018

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0217-5908
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10.1142/S0217590818800012
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The Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 63, No. 3 (2018) 787–792 © World Scientific Publishing Company DOI: 10.1142/S0217590818800012 BOOK REVIEW Published 3 May 2018 Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts by H. R. H. Sultan Nazrin Shah, Published by Oxford University Press, 234pp. ISBN: 978-983-4720-14-8 Malayan GDP, 1900–1939 The greatest pioneering achievement of the author, His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak, is the construction of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Malaya in nominal and real terms for a 40-year period before World War II, from 1900 to 1939. This is a herculean task, never attempted before either single-handedly or by a group or government agencies, such as the country’s Statistics Department. Although Malaya then was under British rule, there were in fact seven independent administrative states, namely (1) The Straits Settlements of Penang, Singapore and Malacca, (2) The Federated Malay States of Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, and Pahang, and the Sultanates of (3) Perlis, (4) Kedah, (5) Kelantan, (6) Terengganu and (7) Johore which together were referred to as the Unfederated Malay States. All the seven administrative units had their own custom areas with different tariff systems. There was no colonial annual

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Published: Jun 1, 2018

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