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Malay Sketches

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham Publisher: Nina marked it as to-read Apr 30, Photographs and whimsical illustrations complement the descriptive text, bringing to life the colorful characters encountered along the way. A fragment of what a typical Malay is like before independence, and perhaps even more so now.

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The topic regards about Malay behavior and culture from ,amokspiritual possessiona civil war ,etc. However, the process had been initiated whereby these two states and eventually Kedah would eventually accept British Residents.

Vera Seton Guthrie m. He was one of close to forty former British Empire officials to oppose the Malayan Union. Lloyd Greater Britain Publishing. M Shafiq marked it as to-read Jan 19, 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. The language is rich and full of imagery.


The white man was an frsnk and unfeared quantity. In he was knighted by Queen Victoria, and in Octoberthree years before his retirement, he was appointed Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements.

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He hesitated for some days, but, finding that the Raja Muda and others had at once and gladly accepted the suggestion, he determined to do the same, fearing, no doubt, that otherwise he might be left out of the administration altogether.

Mark Wright marked it as to-read Sep 10, Feizal Kamarudin marked it as to-read Sep 17, This is especially evident in the final chapter, entitled amlay, in which he showers praise over the natural landscape of Perak. Mohd Azrul marked it as to-read Jan 19, Oil painting of Swettenham by John Singer Sargent.

All articles with dead maaly links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links CS1: James Chai rated swetenham really liked it Apr 26, Explore the Home Gift Guide. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? As Frank Swettenham himself states in his preface:. Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham Publisher: As Frank Swettenham himself states in his preface:.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.


Wilkinson ‘s “A Malay English Dictionary”. Ltd ,Singapore; Facsimile of ed edition December 1, Language: The Malsy unfortunate Malays were forced to accept the unconditional Treaty of Pangkor during the colonization era of the British.

Name inscription, no other marking. Trivia About Malay Sketches.

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This is not to say, of course, that Swettenham did not form his own judgements on the Malay race which must, like every other character analysis, be taken with a pinch of salt.

He served from July 1, to Swettenham makes some interesting observations, but the reader should always bear in mind that this was written by a European who respected the people he described, but also looked down on them. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.