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By Uli Kozok

"That is why the remarkable result of the fieldwork and next analytical examine by way of the German pupil, Dr. Uli Kozok, are impressive. by means of devoting huge time and cash to his venture within the inside of Sumatra, Kozok has produced effects that might switch the writing of the historical past of Malay. [...] by way of accomplishing fieldwork (Kozok observed the textual content in Kerinci in August 2002), by way of following up leads from the colonial literature (Voorhoeve's compilation), by way of studying the textual content with no reckoning on authorised wisdom and through taking the step of utilizing the newest expertise to acquire an empirical standpoint in regards to the fabric, Kozok has succeeded in laying an immense a part of a beginning for the rewriting of the historical past of Malay in Indonesia!" - James T. Collins (2004, pp. 18-19)

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