Origins of a Colonial Economy: Land and Agriculture in Perak 1874-1897
Lim Teck Ghee
This work details the changes that took place in the state of Perak, the first Malayan state to fall under British colonial control, from the Pangkor Treaty onwards. From careful examination of land and other historical records the author has been able to discover how a mainly rice growing economy was harnessed to meet new British colonial objectives. 230 pages The contents include - I - Colonial Land Policy in Perak, 1874-97, II - The Peasant Padi Economy, III - The Plantation Agricultural Economy, IV - Perak's Dual Agriculture: Concept and Practice & V - Political and Economic Effects of Colonial Land Policy on Development. There are also appendices, a Glossary, a note on sources, a bibliography and an index.
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