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How Malaya is Governed - SM Middlebrook & AW Pinnick
How Malaya is Governed - SM Middlebrook & AW Pinnick
Manufacturer Number: ML159
Stock Status: In Stock

How Malaya is Governed


SM Middlebrook & AW Pinnick

An interesting little booklet of 177 pages explaining to school children of Standard VIII and above how the colonial system in Malaya worked "to encourage all young Malayans to take a more definite interest in matters which concern them as future citizens."  Chapters include 


  • 1 - Malaya and the Malayans, 
  • 2 - Malaya's Rulers, their Ministers and Advisers, 
  • 3 - Malaya's Law-Makers, 
  • 4 - The District Officer in the Malay States, 
  • 5 - Municipalities - Town Boards and Rural Boards 
  • 6 - The Judges and the Law Courts - Liberty and Justice, 
  • 7 - The Police, 
  • 8 - The Departments at Work, 
  • 9 - The Chinese Protectorate, 
  • 10 - The Labour Department and its Work for the Indian Labourers, 
  • 11 - The Co-operative Societies and the Department which Controls Them, 
  • 12 - The Duties of Government & 
  • 13 - Links with the Empire. 
  • The book is illustrated with 38 black and white photographs. 

Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia


Published by Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1940. First edition.

Condition: Very Good. Hardback The book has been rebound in leather and leatherette with gilt titling on the spine. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.

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