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The Myth of the Lazy Native

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Syed Hussein Alatas

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9780415604086

 

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

 

Contents:

1. The Image of the Malays until the Time of Raffles

2. British Image of the Malays in the late 19th century and 20th century

3. The image of the Filipinos during the 17th to the 19th century

4. The image of the Javanese from the 18th to the 20th century

5. The image of indolence and the corresponding reality

6. Colonial capitalism and its attitude towards labour in the 19th and early 20th century

7. The indolence of the Filipinos

8. The colonial image and the study of national character

9. The Malay concept of industry and indolence

10. “Mental Revolution” and the indolence of the Malays

11. The distortion of Malay character

12. The disappearance of the indigenous trading class