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Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the straits of Malacca

T. J. Newbold

Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the straits of Malacca

by T. J. Newbold

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Statementby T.J. Newbold. Vol.1.
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An exposition of the political and commercial relations of the Government of Prince of Wales Island, with the states on the east coast of Sumatra, from Diamond Point to Siack, containing a brief account of the several missions to these states, the nature of the trade carried on between them and the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca ; the produce of these countries . Political and Commercial Considerations Relative to the Malayan Peninsula, and the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review John AndersonBrand: John Anderson.

A dissertation on the soil & agriculture of the British settlement of Penang, or Prince of Wales island, in the straits of Malacca: including Province Wellesley on the Malayan peninsula. With brief references to the settlements of Singapore & Malacca. By. Low, James, Type. Book Material. Published material. History. The Straits Settlements, the British Crown Colony that existed , included Penang (inc. Province Wellesley), the Dinding Islands (on the Malayan west coast, later returned to Perak), Malacca, Singapore, Labuan Island (off Sabah, now a Malaysian federal territory), Christmas Island, and Cocos/Keeling ore was the capital city of the Straits Settlements.

During World War II, it was occupied by the Japanese from to After the post-war dissolution of the Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca become Crown colonies in the Federation of Malaya while Singapore became a standalone Crown colony separate from Malaya. In , Tunku Abdul Rahman held a meeting with the British to discuss the end of British rule in Malacca Currency: Malayan dollar. Singapore in the Straits Settlements refers to a period in the history of Singapore from to , during which Singapore was part of the Straits Settlements together with Penang and to , the Straits Settlements was a residency, or subdivision, of the Presidency of Bengal, in British India.. In , the Straits Settlements became a separate .


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Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the straits of Malacca by T. J. Newbold Download PDF EPUB FB2

Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca [by] T.J. Newbold, with an introd. by C.M. Turnbull by Newbold, T.

Pages: Excerpt from Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca, Vol. 1 of 2 The original matter embraces the result of ob servations, made during a residence of three years in the Straits, and a constant intercourse, with the Native Chiefs on the Malayan Peninsula, put together at various periods, as leisure : T.

Newbold. Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz: Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore Paperback – January 1, by T.

Newbold (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: T. Newbold. Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca, Viz Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore; with a History of the Malayan States on the Peninsula of Malacca. Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz.

Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore: with a history of the Malayan states on the peninsula of Malacca. This book provides a comprehensive account of the Straits Settlements and the Malayan Peninsula, with a discussion of the geographical position.

Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz. Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore: with a history of the Malayan states on the peninsula of Malacca. Vol II Creator Newbold, T. (Thomas John), Subject Events>>Historical Periods Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries>>Malay Archipelago.

The bulk of the rice of Malacca is the produce of the wet lands or sawahs — a small quantity only is grown on the ladangs, or dry- land plantations. The causes of the scanty pro- duce of this staple necessary of life exist not in the climate and soil, but in the inaptitude of the Malays to improve the advantages.

Title: Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca, Viz Author: Thomas John Newbold Created Date: 2/22/ PM. The limbing is a sort of lance; the tombak bandrang, a spear of state ; four or seven of which are generally carried before the chiefs, in the inte- rior of the Peninsula.

The handle is covered with a substance flowing from it like a horse-tail, dyed crimson. The bulk of the rice of Malacca is the produce of the wet lands or sawahs — a small quantity only is grown on the ladangs, or dry- land plantations.

The causes of the scanty pro- duce of. Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz. Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore; By T.

(Thomas John) Newbold. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Malaysians Author: T. J.#N# (Thomas John) Newbold. Get this from a library. Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca [by] T.J.

Newbold, with an introd. by C.M. Turnbull. [T J Newbold]. Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz. Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore, with a history of the Malayan states on the peninsula of Malacca. Author: T J Newbold. Description. The Straits Settlement, "a British colony which comprises Singapore, Penang, and Malacca, on the Strait of Malacca, has for a badge a red diamond with three crowns on a three-armed field of white." Josh Fruhlinger, 20 February The imperial crowns, which replaced the earlier squarish Victorian crowns in aboutwere in full colour, mainly gold and red, but.

The book deals with the various circumstances leading to the subversion of the government of Kedah and subjugation of minor states by the Siamese and whether the British government should interfere to protect its interest in Penang and British settlements in the Straits of Malacca.

There are also accounts of the tin mining areas on the west coast of the Author: John Anderson. The Straits Settlements (Malay: Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت; Chinese: 叻嶼呷 / 海峽殖民地) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia.

Originally established in as part of the territories controlled by the British East India Company, the Straits Settlements came under direct British control as Capital: George Town, (–32). Add tags for "Political and statistical account of the British settlements in the Straits of Malacca, viz.

Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore: with a history of the Malayan states on the peninsula of Malacca". Be the first. Before the formation of the Malayan Union inthe territories were not placed under a single unified administration, with the exception during the immediate post-war period when a British military officer became the temporary administrator of Malaya.

Instead, British Malaya comprised the Straits Settlements, the Federated Malay States, and the Unfederated Malay l: Kuala Lumpur, 3°13′N °6′E.

For a fuller account of the subject, see my forthcoming book on The Population Newbold, Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements of the Straits of Malacca, London, John Murray,Vol.

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Newbold, Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits vol.1,IA, vol.2IA J. Cameron, Our Tropical Possessions in Malayan IndiaGB.The Straits Settlements was formed by the amalgamation of Penang, Malacca and Singapore in followed by Labuan, which joined in Christmas Island and the Cocos-Keeling Islands became part of the Straits Settlements after they were incorporated into the settlement of Singapore in and respectively.

[1] After the Straits Settlements was dissolved on. Casting a broad net across several disciplines, particularly geography and political economy, Donald Freeman examines the significance of the Straits as both a trade gateway and a choke-point that has forced generations of sailors to "run the gauntlet." Rather than the more conventional historical-narrative approach, he offers an innovative adoption of an .