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Orang Rejimen: The Malays of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment - BA Hussainmiya
Orang Rejimen: The Malays of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment - BA Hussainmiya
$49.00
Manufacturer Number: SL19
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Orang Rejimen:... The Malays of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment... by... BA Hussainmiya... Not many people in either the Malay archipelago or in Sri Lanka know much about the Malay community in Sri Lanka except that they produce food from roadside stalls which is popular with all communities there. Hussainmiya in...

Orang Rejimen:

The Malays of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment

by

BA Hussainmiya

Not many people in either the Malay archipelago or in Sri Lanka know much about the Malay community in Sri Lanka except that they produce food from roadside stalls which is popular with all communities there. Hussainmiya in this book uncovers more of this small community's background, it's significant role in the British colonial machine and the communitiy's literary traditions. For example the Malay community in Sri Lanka can lay claim to publishing the first Malay language newspaper in the world. Good Paperback. Second Edition 191 pages with chapters on -

  • Early Malay Contacts with Sri Lanka,
  • Origins of the Malay Community 1640-1796,
  • Governor North and the Malays, 1798-1805,
  • Formation of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment, 1805-1827,
  • The Regiment until its Disbandment, 1827-1873,
  • Life in the Regiment: Economic and
  • Social Aspects & Literary Achievements of the Regiment.
  • There are also appendices, a bibliography and an index as well as some balck and white plates and one colour plate.

Weight 0.40 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by AJ Prints, Dehiwela, Sri Lanka, 2008. 2nd esition: ISBN: 9789555105309

Condition: The cover is a bit dirty in places. The text block is tanned. The binding is tight and there is mild to medium tanning throughout.


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