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"That is why the remarkable result of the fieldwork and next analytical learn via the German student, Dr. Uli Kozok, are extraordinary. by way of devoting massive time and money to his undertaking within the inside of Sumatra, Kozok has produced effects that might swap the writing of the background of Malay. [...] through engaging in fieldwork (Kozok observed the textual content in Kerinci in August 2002), through following up leads from the colonial literature (Voorhoeve's compilation), by way of studying the textual content with no reckoning on authorised wisdom and by way of taking the step of utilizing the most recent expertise to acquire an empirical standpoint in regards to the fabric, Kozok has succeeded in laying a tremendous a part of a origin for the rewriting of the historical past of Malay in Indonesia!" - James T. Collins (2004, pp. 18-19)

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