Malaysia: The Making of a Nation

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CHAPTER TWO

1957—2001
The “Bargain” and
Contesting Nationalisms

More potent than state nationalism in Sabah and Sarawak was the growth of communalism, in the sense that communal sentiments were becoming more prominent and communal groups becoming larger and more inclusive.

Milne and Ratnam, Malaysia:
New States in a New Nation,
p. 61

Sabah and Sarawak are multiethnic societies but due to the different ethnic patterns prevailing there, their electoral politics have unfolded quite differently from that in the Peninsula …… With the demise, at least temporarily, of the non-Muslim Bumiputera ethno-nationalist movements in the early 1990s, reconfiguration of the political process seems underway, perhaps towards a political system more clearly dominated by the Muslim Bumiputera, as in the case of the Peninsula.

Francis Loh Kok Wah, “Understanding Politics in Sabah and
Sarawak: An Overview”, Kajian Malaysia XV (1997): 12

MALAY POLITICAL primacy has always been a matter of perception. During the 1957—63 period, it seemed like an illusion. As peninsular Malaya's population was slightly still predominantly non-Malay, the UMNO- led Alliance leaders attempted to project the image of Malaya as one belonging to all citizens. They had put little emphasis on the creation of an integrated new society. They could not decide what to call it. Every effort

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