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Krakatau: The Tale of Lampung Submerged/Syair Lampung Karam - Muhammad Saleh
Krakatau: The Tale of Lampung Submerged/Syair Lampung Karam - Muhammad Saleh
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Manufacturer Number: ID72
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Krakatau:

The Tale of Lampung Submerged/Syair Lampung Karam

Muhammad Saleh

 

This is the only surviving account of an indigenous witness of the explosion of Krakatau in 1883, translated into English, by John H McGlynn, for the first time. Saleh's report was composed in the form of a syair, a classical Malay poetic form. The book contains not only the English translation, but also a transliteration into Romanised Malay Rumi script and the original Jawi version of the syair. 192 pages.

 Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by NUS Press, 2014. First English language edition.  ISBN: 9789971698508

Condition: New. Paperback.