Nation On Borneo 6 Letters
This article examines issues of island sovereignty and lighthouse management in maritime Southeast Asia in the context of postwar decolonization. It does this by showing how lax and complacent colonial rule in British North Borneo led to the construction of a lighthouse on the island’s disputed territory. In the late 1940s these islands became the focus of a regional dispute between the Philippines, the colonial government of North Borneo, and the United Kingdom. While lighthouses were, in the colonial mind, considered important for illuminating the coasts and showing order in the seas, the Philippine government sought to abandon its colonial-era obligations and usurp a new definition of post-colonial legitimacy.
Nation On Borneo 6 Letters
The legacy of the Turtle Island migration is therefore significant in the recalibration of imperial illumination of the Sulu Sea, as well as in the rise of authority in the post-colonial Philippines characterized by the recognition of indigenous Suluk maritime heritage. Similarly, it reflects the extension of previous instances of transnational disputes in the region, where the island shoal was simultaneously claimed and administered by the United States, the United Kingdom and the historic Sultanate of Sulu. While the lighthouse remained destroyed, and the seas murky, by mid-1948 the Turtle Islands had achieved a new post-colonial and transnational status. Using a range of archival sources, memoirs and published material, this article sheds light on an under-examined period of Southeast Asian history.
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TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, Volume 7, Issue 2, November 2019, pp. 181 – 207
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