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SAP Seminar Series: "Politics, Political Economy and the “Permanent Minority”: Race and the Indian Poor in Malaysia" by Rupa Viswanath

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Monday, March 19, 2018 - 12:15

Racial differences in Malaysia were incorporated into the political structures of the 19th century—in forms of communal representation that will be very familiar to South Asianists—as the putatively natural counterpart to the racialized labour market that was put in place: Indians were imported t