Our tropical possessions in Malayan India : being a descriptive account of Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, and Malacca ; their peoples, products, commerce, and government

This book contains useful information on Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley and Malacca under the British rule in the 19th century. Their history, geography, agriculture, commerce, government, and social life are vividly described.

 

Title
Our tropical possessions in Malayan India : being a descriptive account of Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, and Malacca ; their peoples, products, commerce, and government
Creator
Cameron, John
Subject
Commerce and Industry>>Trade
Ethnic Communities>>Customs and Traditions
Straits Settlements--History--19th century
Singapore--History--19th century
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Singapore
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Malaysia
People and communities>>Social groups and communities
People and communities>>Social behaviour>>Human ecology
Pre-1819 Temasek
1819-1826 Founding and early years
Trade and industry
Customs
Publisher
Smith, Elder and Co, 1865
Digital Description
application/pdf, 56082 KB, 430 p. : col. ill., tables
Table of Contents
Chapter I. The Straits Settlements: history, ancient and modern
Chapter II. Scenery: Singapore from seaward
Chapter III. Singapore: The Town
Chapter IV. Inland scenery: jungle tigers
Chapter V. Population: Aborigines - Malays - Chinese
Chapter VI. Cultivation: climate - fruit - products
Chapter VII. Commerce: Singapore - Penang - Malacca
Chapter VIII. Government: revenue - expenditure - military defence
Chapter IX. Excitements: amoks - gang robberies - riots - the "Alabama"
Chapter X. Society: Its divisions - style of life
Chapter XI. Penang: settlement - progress - scenery
Chapter XII. Province Wellesley - topography - agriculture
Chapter XIII. Malacca: its antiquity - traces of its earlier days
Chapter XIV. Malacca: inhabitants - agriculture - mining.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.

 

http_x_forwarded_for: 52.23.219.12 REMOTE_ADDR: 172.30.9.34