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Chinese Society in Nineteenth Century Singapore -  Lee Poh  Ping (2nd copy)
Chinese Society in Nineteenth Century Singapore - Lee Poh Ping (2nd copy)
$59.00
Manufacturer Number: SN187A
Stock Status: In Stock
Chinese Society in Nineteenth Century Singapore-... Lee Poh Ping... This is a significant study of the Chinese mercantile class, who were at the core of Singapore's rise to prominence in the region in the 19th century. Amongst other things, the author challenges the then prevelant belief that this class dominated...
 

Chinese Society in Nineteenth Century Singapore

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Lee Poh Ping

This is a significant study of the Chinese mercantile class, who were at the core of Singapore's rise to prominence in the region in the 19th century. Amongst other things, the author challenges the then prevelant belief that this class dominated the secret societies in the city. 139 pages including chapters on

  • The Free Trade Society and the Gambier and Pepper Society,
  • The Social and Political Organisation of the Two Societies,
  • British Intervention in the Malay Peninsula and Singapore and
  • The Structure of the Chinese Mercantile Class After Intervention.
  • There is also a Bibliography, an index and maps.

Weight: 0.6.kg. * Post free within Malaysia.

Published by: Oxford University Press, Kuala Lumpur. 1978. First edition

Condition: Good. Hardcover. This is an ex library book with a sticker on the front cover, another on the inside front cover and others on the inside rear cover and and stamps on the text block and a small number stamp on the title page. The binding is tight and the text clear with no tanning.

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