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English Choose a language for shopping. More than a decade later, inhe was skteches as resident adviser to the Malay state of Selangor. His portrayal of their maladministration under native rulers and his warnings of possible intervention by rival European powers led to British penetration of those states in the early s.
Read more Frano less. About Frank Swettenham from Wikipedia: Wikisource has original works written by malaay about: Aziff marked it as to-read Dec 29, In he was knighted by Queen Victoria, and in Octoberthree years before his retirement, he was appointed Governor and Commader-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements.
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More than a decade later, inhe was appointed as resident swetenham to the Malay state of Selangor.
On British colonial rule: He was one malsy close to forty former British empire officials to actually oppose the Malayan Union. Ltd ,Singapore; Facsimile of ed edition December 1, Language: Mostly accounts of his residency in Perak, it reads more like a travel journal than an official, scientific or anthropological account, although it cannot be considered a travel journal.
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Asher added it Dec 15, You may also like…. Howe-Siang Tan rated it liked it Jan 07, Izmir Raja rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Swettenham was a British colonial official in British Malaya, who was famous as highly influential in shaping British policy and the structure of British administration in the Malay Peninsula.
He was also an amateur photographer. He was also an amateur photographer. Wilkinson ‘s “A Malay English Dictionary”.
A rated it it was amazing Jan 05, sketcges Muhammad Syafiq marked it as to-read Jun 30, Their marriage, which was strained from the beginning and marked by long periods of separation, lasted untilwhen Frank Swettenham successfully sued for divorce on the grounds of his wife’s insanity.
Now, having read it in its original form, I believe it’s a remarkable piece of literature that any enthusiast of Malaysian and Malay history should have in their collection. Published December 1st by Graham Brash Pte. He was one of close to forty former British empire officials to actually oppose the Malayan Union.
In Selangor office, the development of coffee and tobacco estates had successfully promoted by him, while in the meantime, helped boost tin earnings by constructing a railway from Kuala Lumpur it was capital of Selangor at that timeto the port of Klang, which was later named Port Swettenham in his honour.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A fragment of what a typical Malay is like before independence, and perhaps even more so now. Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham Publisher: He was born in Belper, Derbyshire,Britain.
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He served from 1 July to East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. More than a decade later, inhe was appointed as resident adviser to the Malay state of Selangor.
Faraha rated it it was amazing Sketchrs 28, Free shipping in Singapore We ship worldwide! As Frank Swettenham himself states in his preface:. Aduwati Sali marked it as to-read Jun 04,