Melaka. The Transformation of a Malay Capital, c1400-1980 (2 Volumes)
Kernial Singh Sandhu & Paul Wheatley (eds)
In this major enterprise 51 contributors set out to present a comprehensive survey of the city of Melaka from the 15th to the 20th centuries. The book is divided into the following sections 1 - The Historical Context and Ecological Setting; 2 - The History of Melaka, 3 - The Territory of Melaka, 4 - Melaka Town, 5 - Ethnic Diversity in Melaka, 6 - The Modernization of Melaka & 7 - An Interpretive Summary. Very Good Hardbacks in Fair Dust Jackets. 784 pages with figures, tables, 55 black and white plates, a catalogue of historical maps, prints and drawings, a bibliography and an index.
Weight: 5.5 kg Post free within Malaysia, but may incur additional charges when posted elsewhere.
Condition : The dust jackets have several tears and some loss and are in a very ragged condition. There is fairly heavy spotting of the text blocks. The end papers have damp marks. Otherwise the binding is tight, text clear and there is no tanning throughout. There is also a slip case that is falling to pieces.