Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India,
Volume One - Ships, Men and Mansions
New. * Currently 7th in our best seller list for 2013! * As Geoff Wade of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, states in his foreword, this work is 'the most detailed account ever to be written of the Settlement of Penang in the first thrity years of its existence.' The author's extensive research through primary sources scattered between the UK and Australia has enabled him to bring to life Britain's first attempt at expanding its colonial reach eastwards following its consolidation of power in India. (Two further volumes are planned.) 493 pages including a bibliography, index and over 130 illustrations.
Weight: 1.9.kg. *On request this book will be sent post free by surface mail to any part of the world when it is part of an order weighing at least 2 kilos.* Additional postage may be required for posting this book by airmail.
Published by: Areca Books, Penang, 2013. ISBN: 9789675719073
Condition: New. Hardback.