Often confused with Chinese, who arrived in the Malay Archipelago from the 19th century onwards, the Straits Chinese, or Peranakan, are as distinct a community as say, Gypsies or Jews in Europe. Here the author provides an extensive history of the community's origins and their unique customs, either developed themselves or adapted from other cultures with whom they have been living for centuries. This is a reprint of the Babas Revisited , a 1993 revision by the author of his original 1980 classic. Very Good Paperback. First Edition 193 pages.
Weight: 0.5 kg Post free within Malaysia
Condition: The cover has darkened very slightly with age. The binding is tight, text clear and there is very mild tanning throughout.