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2020 New Year Message January 1, 2020 – Posted in: Chronicles from Mandala

Dear readers, happy new year to you all. We hope you celebrated the start of 2020—in fact, the start of a new decade—in good spirits with family, friends and obviously, bring along a good book. Now that we’re entering the new year, it’s good to look ahead and think about what this year may bring us. But first, a quick look back. 2019 was quite a year for all of us at Kawah Buku. We’ve…

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Ulasan Buku: Gerakan Kiri Melayu dalam Perjuangan Kemerdekaan November 25, 2019 – Posted in: Book Reviews

Ulasan buku Gerakan Kiri Melayu dalam Perjuangan Kemerdekaan berikut merupakan ulasan yang ditulis dan disediakan sendiri oleh penulis buku tersebut, iaitu Mohamad Salleh Lamry, yang diterbitkan semula dengan izin penulis dengan mengekalkan hampir keseluruhan teks asal, kecuali sedikit suntingan untuk kesilapan beberapa ejaan. — Oleh kerana saya akan membicarakan buku saya sendiri, maka pembicaraan ini akan saya bahagikan kepada dua bahagian utama sahaja, iaitu latar belakang buku, dan kandungan atau isi buku. Beberapa pandangan atau…

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6 Judul Wajib Baca Sempena Merdeka 62 August 17, 2019 – Posted in: Chronicles from Mandala

Kini cuma tinggal berbaki dalam seminggu lebih lagi sebelum Malaysia menyambut ulang-peringatan peristiwa kemerdekaan Tanah Melayu (dan kemudiannya, Malaysia) untuk kali ke-62. Pejam celik, tanah air ini sudah separuh abad lebih bebas dari cengkaman kuasa kolonial British secara zahirnya. Namun begitu, harus kita insaf bahawa tugas mempertahankan kemerdekaan ini, dan memaknainya adalah masih jauh belum selesai. Bersempena sambutan ulang-peringatan ini, kami ingin mengajukan beberapa judul karya, yang pada hemat kami, amatlah penting untuk sama-sama ditelaah…

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Born from the Womb of UMNO: How PAS Started as Persatuan Islam Se-Malaya March 14, 2019 – Posted in: Book Excerpts

With the Hizbul Muslimin banned and its leaders behind bars, the Islamists of Malaya were without a party to call their own. From 1948 onwards the British authorities were less interested in the niceties of democracy and liberal governance, and more concerned about eliminating the potential threat of Communism from Malaya for good before they left their colony to its fate. The eradication of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) was hardly a subtle affair. To…

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Free Shipping to Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan for Purchase over RM150 March 11, 2019 – Posted in: News

We have great news to all our customers from Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan, regarding shipping rates to these regions. We resolved to resume our free shipping privilege for every online purchase over RM150 to these regions, effective 10 March 2019. Our decision to deliberately put halt to free shipping privilege to Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan, mainly caused by the hikes in prices of shipping fee due to re-introduction of the Sales and Services Tax (SST)…

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