In court & kampong : being tales and sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula

Sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula as observed by Sir Hugh Clifford when he was serving as the British Resident-General in Pahang. His tales include stories told to him by others, and deal with Malays of all classes, from those dwelling in the royal courts to common folk living in the villages.

 

Title
In court & kampong : being tales and sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula
Creator
Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, 1866-1941
Subject
Ethnic Communities
Malaya--Social life and customs
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Malaysia
People and communities>>Social groups and communities
Customs
Heritage and Culture
Publisher
G. Richards, 1897
Digital Description
application/pdf, 26107 KB, 280 p.
Table of Contents
Partial contents: 1. The East Coast
2. The people in the East Coast
3. The experiences of Raja Haji Hamid
4. The battle of the women
5. In cock-pit and bull-ring
6. The were-tiger
7. The amok of Dato Kaya Biji Derja
8. The flight of Chep the Bird
9. The vaulting ambition
10. 'One more unfortunate'
11. Among the fisherfolk
12. The story of Bayan the Paroquet, &c.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.

 

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