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Malay Sketches

He learned the Malay language and played a major role as British-Malay intermediary malxy the events surrounding British intervention in the peninsular Malay states in the s. Books by Frank Athelstane Swettenham. Swettenham was disappointed in his ultimate goal of bringing the southern Thai region of Patani under British control.

Swettenham was a British colonial official in British Malayawho fank famous as highly influential in shaping British policy and the structure of British administration in the Malay Peninsula. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Malay sketches

British Resident of Perak — Muhammad Syafiq marked it as to-read Jun 30, Dec 29, Izwan Z rated it it was amazing. James Chai rated it really liked it Apr 26, Johanna rated it liked it Jun 29, He was born in Belper, Derbyshire,Britain.

The rivers and jungle tracks were the only means of getting about the country. M Shafiq marked it as to-read Jan 19, He was also an amateur photographer. Fauzi marked it swetteenham to-read Aug 18, More than a decade later, inhe was appointed as resident adviser to the Malay state of Selangor.

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Amirul Amilin rated it liked it Dec 30, Effie Hamizan marked it as to-read May 18, Now, having read it in its original form, I believe it’s a remarkable piece of literature that any enthusiast of Malaysian and Malay history should rrank in their collection.


He served from 1 July to Malay Sketches is, by and large, an account of the state of Perak.

Also, for anybody who has grown up in Singapore, Frank Swettenham is a familiar name who has appeared in practically every history textbook ever manufactured by The Republic. The State was torn by internal sketfhes, the jealousies and rivalries of opposing claimants to the Sultan ship and other high offices. Read more about it here.

Zulhelmi Zulkifly rated it liked it Jul 23, For the most part, Swettenham did not ride on the high horse so typical of many colonial administrators, such as James Birch who was assassinated insweettenham in Swettdnham. He served from July 1, to About Frank Swettenham from Wikipedia: In internal rife and rivalry of the local people as written by the author on page 79 “Chiefs, each with some kind of privilege or vested interest.

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