The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya
Blythe, Secretary for Chinese Affairs in Malaya in the immediate post war period, produces one of the most comprehensive accounts of secret societies that were an integral part of Chinese society both on the mainland and amongst Chinese overseas. The book looks at both the attempts of the Ching Dynasty and British colonial authorities to suppress these groups as well as the role played they played in the Malayan 'Emergency'. With a foreword by Malcolm MacDonald 570 pages with about 20 black and white plates, a bibliography, general index and an index of Societies and Organizations. Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket. First Edition
Weight: 1.5kg Post free within Malaysia but will incur additional postage charges when posted elsewhere.
Condition : The dust jacket has rubbing around the edges and the top of the text block is dusty. The binding is tight, text clear and there is minimal tanning throughout. A nice copy