Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2014 in the subject History - Asia, National University of Malaysia, course: History, language: English, abstract: This study will examine and analyze the historical development of British investment in Malaya before the Second World War. The research is based on the method of observation of the resources available in the library and the National Archives of Malaysia. This study will examine the factors that contributed to the British investment, as well as the parties involved in making this investment. In addition, this study will also look at the policy of the British government to help control their investments in Malaya. The study will also analyze the impact of economic changes brought by the British on the socio-economic structure of the Malays. This allows for an in-depth investigation to what extent the socio-economic structure of the Malays change as a result of British intervention. All these aspects will be explored in depth by the researcher.As the founder of Gold Eagle Company and owner of DUQI Book Store, Dr. Uqbah Iqbal was born in the United States and emigrated to Malaysia at the age of six. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MyBrain 15 (MyPhD) Postgraduate Scholarship Programme from Ministry of Education Malaysia, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He's authoring 66 books/ebooks, the top 5 are Isu Pelarian Rohingya, Sejarah Penubuhan Malayan Union, The Historical Development of Japanese Investment in Malaysia (1910-2003), The Historical Development of British Investment in Malaya Before the Second World War and The Historical Formation Idea of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. His 170 articles appeared in international and national journals, the top 5 are Opinion on SSKM and Sabah Country Myth, Look-To-The-East Idea in Fajar Asia Magazine, Glimpses of Our Merdeka, The Indispensable Guide for Expatriats: Holland Handbook and Sejarah Perkembangan Ekonomi Semenanjung Tanah Melayu Dan Sifat Ekonomi Masyarakat Melayu Era Pra-Kolonial. He's joining the editorial board of 75 journals, became a reviewer for 194 journals and 10 book publishing companies/book websites. Until now, he has published 310 publications as well as rate 1,310 submissions for WEBook and reviewed 1,202 manuscripts and articles for journals and conferences. Through his involvement as a reviewer with the Nonfiction Authors Association, 6 of his reviewed books received 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards. By 2016, 67 Journals and 2 Conferences recognized him as one of the Best Social Scientist, Reviewer, Author, Researcher, Editor, Reviewer Board Member and Editorial Board Member and 37 of his articles get appreciation. OMICS Publishing Group recognized him as a Valuable Author, Editor and Reviewer under Management Journals Category. . He is the First Malaysian Historian that has his own 3 special issue journals, most journal articles and considers himself as the last Malaysian historian from his generation. The number of his online readers until February 2, 2017 is a total of 2,532,556 people.