By Nicholas J. White

This ebook explores the boundaries of the belief of 'neo-colonialism' - the concept that within the interval instantly after independence Malaya/Malaysia loved just a 'pseudo-independence', mostly as a result of the entrenched and dominant place of British company pursuits allied to indigenous elites. the writer argues that, even though British enterprise did certainly have a powerful place in Malaysia during this interval, Malaysian politicians and directors have been capable of utilise British enterprise, which was once fairly susceptible vis-a-vis the Malaysian kingdom, for his or her personal ends, even as indigenous companies and overseas, non-British rivals have been accumulating energy. moreover, regardless of the dedication of either Conservative and Labour governments within the united kingdom to maintaining British effect all over the world during the Commonwealth dating, British companies in Malaysia obtained simply restricted help from the British post-imperial state.

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