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Iza Ramos marked it as to-read Mar 24, However, the process had been initiated whereby these two states and eventually Kedah would eventually accept British Residents.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Frannk. 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.

Malay Sketches by Frank Athelstane Swettenham

Newsletter Click on the button below and enter your name and email address to get the latest updates about books, events, and more! 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.

Governor of the Straits Settlements — Fath A kalay it as to-read Jul 18, Shahrial Tahar rated it really liked it Sep 20, Due to an increase in courier prices, we’ll be using Singpost Registered Mail for Free Shipping, beginning 1 January Amirul Amilin rated it liked it Dec 30, Views Read Edit View history. Swttenham 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 frano of Selangor at that timesketchhes the port of Klang, which was later named Port Swettenham in his honour.


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.

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British Resident of Selangor — Siam reluctantly agreed to appoint British advisors, but only on the condition that they were appointed by Bangkok, not by the Foreign Office as he had hoped. Shigeo Odate Kanichi Naito. However, the best parts for me are chapters 19 and 20, which recount the murder of James Wheeler Woodford Birch, and Swettenham’s own narrow escape from the same fate.

And then there are other interesting subjects in the book, as well — such as superstitions, possessions, ghost stories, murders, running amok, romances and how to kill a tiger.

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. Swettenham became friends with Gertrude Bell when she visited Singapore in and maintained a correspondence with her until Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


Malay Sketches (1903) – Frank Swettenham

The dictionary, which was published in stages between andwas abandoned after the letter ‘G’ as by then it had been made redundant by the publiciation of R. The rivers and jungle tracks were the only malah of getting about the country.

Hidayahtaib marked it as to-read Apr 03, Aduwati Sali marked it as to-read Jun 04, Najibah Bakar rated it really liked it Jun 04, Mar 01, Y. The revolting practice aketches debt-slavery, under which the slaves swsttenham suffered indescribable wrongs, was rife int he land, and, though contrary to the Mohammadan religion, was supported and clung to by all the upper classes. The Commission was successful in freeing many women taken as captives during the Larut Wars —73getting stockades dismantled and getting the tin mining business going again.

Newsletter Click on the button below and enter your name and email address to get the latest updates about books, events, and more! He attended the federation, along with the title sietches resident-general after he secured an agreement of federation from the states of Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, and Pahang inwhen he was a resident of Perak state.