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Nineteenth Century Borneo: A Study in Diplomatic Rivalry - Graham Irwin
Nineteenth Century Borneo: A Study in Diplomatic Rivalry - Graham Irwin
$37.00
Manufacturer Number: ML4540
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Nineteenth Century Borneo:

 A Study in Diplomatic Rivalry

 -

 Graham Irwin


The Dutch were the first European colonists in Borneo, but had to withdraw for about ten years because of the Napoleonic Wars at the beginning of the century. When they returned, Borneo was not a high priority until the arrival of James Brooke in Sarawak. Based on both British and Dutch archival records, the author, a former academic with the University of Malaya, traces the subsequent power struggle on the island.  Good Hardback Reprint. Originally published in 1955 251 pages . For further details, please see the scanned contents page. 

Weight 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Donald MooreSingapore1965

Condition: Originally published as a paperback, the book has been rebound in green cloth covers with gilt titling on the spine. The front cover of the original paperback, now pasted onto the front cover has signs of wear and the rear cover has darkened slightly with age. The front and back three or four pages have medium tanning. Otherwise the binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout. The four pull out maps are in place and undamaged.