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Colonial Penang 1786 – 1957

Author :  Andrew Barber

Product Details

  • Country Malaysia
  • Publisher Karamoja Press,Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ISBN9789834337278
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2017
  • Bib. Info204p. Includes Index
  • Product Weight920 gms.
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Product Description

Andrew Barber’s latest book will take you on a comprehensive and highly enjoyable journey of discovery. He explores the background and settlement of Penang by Francis Light in 1786 as a British East India Company trading post, some of the island’s prominent characters, its transition to a British Colony, two World Wars, occupation by the Japanese, post-war struggles and on to independence in 1957. For an easy-to-read guide to Penang’s rich past, illustrated throughout with many rarely seen images, this is a book you cannot do without!

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