The Malay Peninsula – Arnold Wright (1913)

S$340.00

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The Malay Peninsula – Arnold Wright (1913)

S$340.00

Title: The Malay Peninsula

Author: Arnold Wright, Thomas H. Reid

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1913. 2nd impression.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Near fine. A bright, beautiful copy with a large foldout colour map of Malaya. Very slight foxing to endpapers and edges. Gilt to top edge. App 9″ by 6″.

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A beautiful and comprehensive book by a trained journalist, with numerous invaluable photographs of the region.

Contents:

Introductory

The Dawn of British Power

Life in an Early Eastern Settlement

The Search for a New Settlement

Occupation of Penang

Penang Attains its Majority

British and Dutch in the Straits

Occupation of Singapore

British Development in the Peninsula

Widening the Area of British influence

The Non-Federated States

Legislation and Administration

Singapore: The Gate of the Far East

Means of Communication

Mining

Rubber and Other Agricultural Products

The People

Commerce and Shipping

The Future of Malaya