A visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. ship Maeander : with portions of the private journal of Sir James Brooke. Vol. I

This is the first of two volumes detailing the journey to the Indian Archipelago by Sir Henry Keppel. He describes the places they visited, including Singapore, the local people and their customs, flora and fauna, fighting in Macao and the destruction of pirate fleets in Borneo. The controversy over the suppression of piracy by Sir James Brooke in Borneo is dealt in detail in the last four chapters, especially the rebuttal of the views on the subject expressed by Mr Hume.

 

Title
A visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. ship Maeander : with portions of the private journal of Sir James Brooke. Vol. I
Creator
Keppel, Henry, Sir, 1809-1904
Subject
Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries>>Malay Archipelago
Recreation>>Places of Interest
Ethnic Communities>>Customs and Traditions
Politics and Government>>National Security>>Civil Unrests>>Piracy
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
Borneo--Description and travel
Sarawak--Description and travel
Islands of the Pacific--Description and travel
Voyages and travels
Piracy--Borneo
Sarawak--History
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia
Sports, recreation and travel>>Travel>>Asia>>Southeast Asia
Sports, recreation and travel>>Travel>>Australasia and Pacific Ocean
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Malaysia
Law and government>>Security
Geographical areas and countries
Places of interests
Customs
Piracy
Malay archipelago
Places of interest
National security
Publisher
1853
Contributor
Brooke, James, Sir, 1803-1868
Brierly, Oswald W. B.
Digital Description
application/pdf, 25879 KB, 349 p . ill.
Table of Contents
ch. I. Maeander selected to take out Governor Brooke to Labuan...
ch. II. New harbour
Sail from Singapore... ch. III. State of the Province of Sadong...
ch. IV. Anchor off Kimanis...
ch. V. Toolyan
Bolod Islands... ch. VI. Piracy in the China Sea...
ch. VII. Departure for Manilla...
ch. VIII. Malays and Dyaks...
ch. IX. Albatross sails from Hong Kong for Borneo...
ch. X. Expedition ascends the Serebas River and Paku Branch...
ch. XI. Reply to charges made by Mr Hume, particularly as they affect Sir James Brooke
ch. XII. Reply to Mr Hume, continued...
ch. XIII. Reply to Mr Hume, concluded...
ch. XIV. General remarks on priacy
Erratum.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2005.

 

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