Malaysia: A Study in Direct and Indirect Rule
This book, considered to be a classic at the time, was originally published in 1937 at the zenith of colonial rule in Southeast Asia. This edition has a foreword by John Bastin. It is basically a review of British and Dutch colonial exploits in the Malay Archipelago, with about two thirds of the book being devoted to the development of the British presence in Malaya. Emerson was a Harvard Professor in Government at the time the book was written. Very Good Paperback. Reprint 536 pages with an index.
Weight 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1970
Condition: The cover has faded slightly along the spine and edge of the front and there are the remains of a small price sticker on the front cover. A previous owner's name is written on a front end paper. The binding is tight, the text clear and there is very mild tanning of the pages.