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Chinese in the West Borneo Goldfields - Robert C Jackson
Chinese in the West Borneo Goldfields - Robert C Jackson
$74.00
Manufacturer Number: ID90
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Chinese in the West Borneo Goldfields

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Robert C Jackson

A welcome study of a neglected part of the Chinese diaspora, intrepid gold miners who arrived in West Borneo before the Dutch or the British had taken much interest in the area. Gold had been mined in and exported from what is now known as Kalimantan Barat for centuries, but never in very great quantities. That changed with a mini gold rush from the mid 18th to early 19th centuries when one of the largest Chinese communities in Indonesia was established. 88 pages. Please see the scan of the contents page for further details.

Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia

Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Apart from a personal book plate of Keith G Stevens, the author of "Chinese Mythological Gods," on the inside front cover, the book looks new.

Published by University of Hull, Hull, UK, 1970, First Edition