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British Malaya

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 130. Chapters: East India Company, Straits Settlements, Resident, Chung Keng Quee, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Arthur Percival, List of governors of Penang, Robert Sandilands Frowd Walker, Federated Malay States, Chung... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 130. Chapters: East India Company, Straits Settlements, Resident, Chung Keng Quee, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Arthur Percival, List of governors of Penang, Robert Sandilands Frowd Walker, Federated Malay States, Chung Thye Phin, Force 136, Malayan Communist Party, Royal Malay Regiment, Federated Malay States Railways, History of the Royal Malaysian Police, Weeratunge Edward Perera, Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture, Malayan dollar, Foo Choo Choon, Hugh Low, William Farquhar, Hari Merdeka, Khoo Thean Teik, Andrew Clarke, Malaya and British Borneo dollar, Straits dollar, Malayan Union, Eric Macfadyen, British Far East Command, I. H. N. Evans, Malayan Peoples' Anti-Japanese Army, Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824, Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce, SS Rooseboom, Ernest Woodford Birch, Foo Tye Sin, Jawi Peranakan, Battle of Penang, Francis Light, Richard Olaf Winstedt, Japanese occupation of Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak, Reid Commission, James W. W. Birch, Pangkor Treaty of 1874, Postage stamps and postal history of the Straits Settlements, Geoffrey Edmund Cator, Edward Gent, William George Maxwell, Civil Affairs Police Force, Chinese revolutionary activities in Malaya, John Pickersgill Rodger, Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, British Military Administration, Charles John Irving, Unfederated Malay States, William Hood Treacher, Straits Settlement of Malacca, Arthur Vincent Aston, Undang-undang Tubuh Negeri Johor, Charles Walter Hamilton Cochrane, Barnes Report, Dol Said, Bertram Walter Elles, Chinese Protectorate, Flag of the Federated Malay States, William James Parke Hume, Queen's Scholar, Marcus Rex, Henry Conway Belfield, Reginald George Watson, Watherstone I. Blelloch, Charles Vandeleur Creagh, Herbert Cecil Duncan, Taiping Prison, Penang dollar, Thomas Otho Travers, Burney Treaty, Edward Lewis Brockman, Trengganu keping, Kelantan keping, Malaya-Borneo Exhibition. Excerpt: Kapitan China Chung, Keng Quee (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhèng Jingguì, 1821 - 13 December 1901) was the founder and administrator of modern Taiping. He was a millionaire philanthropist and known as an innovator in the mining of tin. He was involved in many other industries including farming, pawnbroking and logging. He was respected by both Chinese and European communities in the early colonial settlement. His survival in the chaotic era owes much to his standing as leader of the Hai San, a Chinese secret society in British Malaya during the time of the Larut Wars (1862-73). a position he is said to have held till early 1884 although in all probability he continued to remain a leading member. The old fort at Teluk Batu was built by him to safeguard the mine that he opened there. He was a member of the Commission for the Pacification of Larut and sat as one of six members of the Advisory Perak State Council appointed by the British. It is for the reader, in the light of subsequent events, to judge how far the Councillors were right or wrong, and to see for himself who really did the pioneer work of building up the prosperity of Perak. In the published accounts of British rule in Malaya, sufficient prominence has not always been given to the efforts of these early pioneers; the reaper, intent on his own work, is apt to forget the man who sowed. These Council Minutes are the record of the work of the sowers. A study of that record will show how much the State owes to Sir Hugh Low and to his fellow-Councill...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 244 x 187 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781157719724

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