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The Chinese in Malaya - Victor Purcell
The Chinese in Malaya - Victor Purcell
USD37.00
Manufacturer Number: ML484
Stock Status: In Stock
The Chinese in Malaya... - -... Victor Purcell... Purcell, drawing on the experiences of his twenty year career in the Malayan Civil Service, including being Principal Adviser on Chinese Affairs immediately after World War II, produced the first study of the Chinese community in the country. 327 pages. The book is divided...

The Chinese in Malaya

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Victor Purcell

Purcell, drawing on the experiences of his twenty year career in the Malayan Civil Service, including being Principal Adviser on Chinese Affairs immediately after World War II, produced the first study of the Chinese community in the country. 327 pages. The book is divided into the following parts I - Early History, II - Special Aspects of the Chinese in Malaya & III - Recent Developments, 1939-46. There is an appendix on the Baba Language, two appendices on population statistics, one on the sex ratio amongst the different races, another on Chinese clan divisions, a bibliography, index and two pages of maps including a pull out one  Good Hardback  in a Fair Dust Jacket First Edition. 

Weight 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia

Condition: The dust jacket is falling to pieces and held in place by the remains of a plastic sleeve. There is a former owner's smart personal name plate on a front end paper. The text block is fairly heavily tanned. Otherwise the binding is tight, text clear and there is mainly mild tanning throughout.