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Arts: Theater: Malaysia
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Nation-building, religion, and theater

The declaration of Independence for Malaya in 1957, the transition into the Federation of Malaysia in 1963, and the expulsion of Singapore from the Federation in 1965 all influenced theater in the youth…

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Musa, Helen M., “Arts: Theater: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001413>
First published online: 2011

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