An interesting and comprehensive handbook on Malaysia and Singapore, published for US “military and other personnel”, who need a “convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political and military institutions and practices of various countries”. This book was published at a very interesting time, with the manuscript completed May 1965, shortly before Singapore seceded from Malaysia.
Contents include, but are not limited to:
Prehistory, Indian Influence & The Last Empire
Artistic and Intellectual Expession
Health and Sanitation
The Labor Force
Banking and Currency