The capital of a little empire : descriptive study of British Crown Colony in the Far East

The book is written for those interested in the political, commercial and social aspects of Singapore and the Straits Settlements.

 

Title
The capital of a little empire : descriptive study of British Crown Colony in the Far East
Creator
Ross, John Dill, 1856-
Subject
Great Britain--Colonies--East Asia--History
Singapore--History
Straits Settlements--History
1826-1867 Straits settlements
Singapore--History--19th century
Publisher
Kelly & Walsh, 1898
Digital Description
application/pdf, 9892 KB, 76 p.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Note
Singapore and the Straits Settlements
ch. I. Penang: the normal settlement of the Straits
ch. II. Singapore: the capital of a little empire
ch. III. Malacca: the cinderella of the Straits
ch. IV. About the native states
ch. V. Singapore: a centre of commerce
ch. VI. About the town and country of Singapore
ch. VII. Singapore society.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2003.

 

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