Sequel to some glimpses into life in the Far East

This book is a sequel to "Life in the Far East" by the author who had lived in Southeast Asia for many years. This volume consists of short essays and translations on his views and opinions of the people, society, religions, government and politics of India and countries in Southeast Asia. Other topics include slavery and polygamy, islam and christianity, the East India Company and the pros and cons of the Anglo-Indian connection.

 

Title
Sequel to some glimpses into life in the Far East
Creator
Thomson, John Turnbull, 1821-1884
Subject
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
India--Description and travel
India--Politics and government--19th century
Southeast Asia--Politics and government
Description and travel
Malay archipelago
Places of interest
Politics and Government
Publisher
Richardson, 1865
Digital Description
application/pdf, 27304 KB, 367 p.
Table of Contents
ch. I. The Anglo-Indian alligator and the Anglo-Saxon flies
ch. II. The Aboriginal mind
ch. III. The Malay amok
ch. IV. Slavery
ch. V. Polygamy
ch. VI. Mahomedan proselytism
ch. VII. Christian missionaries
ch. VIII. The Civil Service
ch. IX. The uncovenated
ch. X. Malay Governments 400 years ago
ch. XI. Native governments at this present time
ch. XII. The Mystery
ch. XIII. The Anglo-Indian connection
ch. XIV. Service reform.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2005.

 

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