Tag Archives: Alec Gordon

Issue 1 for 2020 published

Issue number 1  of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the first of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary. This is a regular issue, beginning with an … Continue reading

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Gordon Obituary

As regular readers will know, Alec Gordon, long-time member of the JCA editorial board, passed away in August. His obituary will appear in the journal in issue 1 for 2020. The obituary, listing Alec’s work with JCA and about some … Continue reading

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Alec Gordon’s Last Interview

Readers will be interested in Alec Gordon’s last interview. Conducted with Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux, and available in French and English, Elsa spoke with Alec in Kuala Lumpur, just a couple of weeks before his passing. The discussion was about … Continue reading

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Alec Gordon

Sadly, we learned today that Alec passed away in the early hours of this morning, Bangkok time. His passing comes after a stroke he suffered about a month ago. He was 88 and was fit and healthy until his stroke. … Continue reading

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Alec Gordon (updated)

Alec Gordon has been with JCA pretty much since the journal began almost 50 years ago. He has published many times with us, most recently on his long-term research “A Last Word: Amendments and Corrections to Indonesia’s Colonial Surplus 1880–1939” … Continue reading

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Issue 3 of 2019 published

Issue number 3 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a regular issue of seven research articles and five book reviews. The research articles are: “Extremely Rightful” … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s political economy

Long-time contributor and member of the editorial board, Alec Gordon has contributed a new review, this time of The Development of Malaysian Capitalism: From British Rule to the Present Day for JCA. This book is authored by another JCA contributor, … Continue reading

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Production, Trade and the Colonial Malayan Economy

JCA editorial board member Alec Gordon has a long interest in colonial statistics and the colonial surplus. It is thus appropriate for him to review a new book, Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts. Authored … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Colonial Exploitation

JCA editorial board member Alec Gordon has published the latest of a series of articles that have sought to assess and calculate the level of colonial exploitation in then then Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. “A Last Word: Amendments and … Continue reading

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