The British in Malaya: The First Forty Years 1786-1826 – K. C. Tregonning (1965) (1st ed)

S$96.00

Sold out!

The British in Malaya: The First Forty Years 1786-1826 – K. C. Tregonning (1965) (1st ed)

S$96.00

One of the very few books written on the early days of colonial rule, by a Raffles Professor of History.

Title: The British in Malaya: The First Forty Years 1786-1826

Author: K. C. Tregonning

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press, 1965. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover. Good. Noticeable wear to cover. Interior very good and clean. A small MPH sticker to endpaper. 186pp. An interesting book.

Sold out!

SKU: tregonning-britishmalaya Categories: , , , Tag:

Description

Contents:

Introduction

The Problem

On the Way to China

The Search Continues

The Early Administrator

The Problem of a Revenue

Penang and Kedah

The British, Siam, and Kedah

Trade

Penang and the War with France

Singapore

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

About the author:

Dr. Tregonning (1923-2015) was a renowned scholar of Malaya and Singapore, and was a Raffles Professor of History at the University of Singapore. He was also a member of the Royal Asiatic Society for most of his life, and lived in Singapore for about 14 years. He wrote many books on the region, including Home Port Singapore, Straits Tin, Papers on Malayan History as well as his memoirs entitled Merdeka and Much More.