Native Policies of Sir Stamford Raffles in Java & Sumatra
In this book, Bastin, arguably the world's leading Raffles specialist, looks at his policies while Lieutenant-Governor of Java and later Governor-General of Bencoolen for the British East India Company. Although British influence in these areas was short lived, his policies spearheading a greater involvement of his subjects with administration than was usual amongst the Dutch. Bastin argues that Raffles' efforts in modern day Indonesia had a more lasting effect than his more publicised involvement in Singapore. 163 pages. For further details, please see the scanned contents page.
Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1957.. First edition.
Condition: Good. Hardback. The book has been rebound in leather and leatherette with gilt titling on the spine. The cover has some minor stains. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild to medium tanning throughout.