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British Trade and Policy in Indonesia and Malaysia in the Late Eighteenth Century - DK Bassett
British Trade and Policy in Indonesia and Malaysia in the Late Eighteenth Century - DK Bassett
$116.00
Manufacturer Number: ML684
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British Trade and Policy in Indonesia and Malaysia in the Late Eighteenth Century... (Hull Monographs on Asia - 3)... by... DK Bassett... Assembled here is a collection of four papers for academic journals, now out of print, and a chapter of a book that have as their common theme an examination...

British Trade and Policy in Indonesia and Malaysia in the Late Eighteenth Century

(Hull Monographs on Asia - 3)

by

DK Bassett

Assembled here is a collection of four papers for academic journals, now out of print, and a chapter of a book that have as their common theme an examination the role of the British mercantile entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia who laid the foundations for the flowering of British imperialism in the following century. As the introduction states, the author is able to "align the keynotes and themes of British, Dutch and French 18th century greed (in a) fresh and stimulating (manner.)" 123 pages with the following chapters -

  • I - British Trade and Policy in Indonesia, 1760-72,
  • II - Thomas Forrest, an Eighteenth Century Mariner,
  • III - British Commercial and Strategic Interest in the Malay Peninsula during the late Eighteenth Century,
  • IV - Anglo-Malay Relations, 1786-1795 and
  • V The Surrender of Dutch Malacca, 1795.

Weight 0.30 Kg. Airmail postage to Asia Pacific countries: $5, to Central Asia, Europe & the Middle East: $6 and to Africa and North & South America: $7 . Surface mail worldwide $3. Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by Inter Documentaion Company, Zug, Switzerland, 1971. First edition.

Condition: Very Good. Hardback. This is an ex-library book with a small library sticker on the front cover and further stickers on the front endpapers. There are small library stamps on the bottom text block and on some of the endpapers. There has been some dulling of the gilt lettering on the spine but otherwise the book appears to be almost new.


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