Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)




Historical investigation is a self-justifying effort. The discovery of the forgotten event or a different view of a circumstance or condition contributes to the total body of knowledge and needs no further defense. However, in this instance, there is a benefit in briefly tracing the ruminations that lead to this particular study. In short, the historical significance of the post-World War II American-Malayan relationship is hardly self-evident. The obvious questions: why this subject and wherein lies the value?


A Thesis Presented to the Department of History and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1976 Joseph W. White, II

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