This is a superbly illustrated, comprehensive history of Malaysia's first 50 years. This superbly illustrated volume captures the full dramatic sweep of Malaysia's history, taking the reader on a whirlwind tour of the nation's first 50 years.Organised in chronological order, with each year's coverage starting with a succinct summary of its key events, "Chronicle of Malaysia" covers not only the nation's major political and economic events, but also the more human side of Malaysia - sports, fashion, music, the arts, architecture, lifestyle, disasters, crime and social scenes - giving readers the broadest possible coverage.It offers readability of a newspaper. It features highly visual style of presentation. It is based on research of over 18,000 issues of Malaysian newspapers plus hundreds of magazines, as well as foreign news media. It also features specially commissioned cartoons by renowned Malaysian cartoonist Lat.