Although Penang owes its prominence in Southeast Asia to the British East India Company's founding efforts, it was not until the first volume of this series was written that anyone had examined the origins of success in such meticulous detail. This volume tackles issues such as the establishment of a water supply, the development of the port, newspapers, a fair and just legal system, a hospital and a jail. New Hardback. First Edition. 505 pages. with a bibliography, an index and many illustrations, some of which have not been previously published.
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