British policy in the Malay peninsula and archipelago, 1824-1871
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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby N. Tarling.
SeriesOxford in Asia historical reprints
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Open LibraryOL20104276M

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The Anglo-Dutch Treaty of , also known as the Treaty of London, was a treaty signed between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands in London on 17 March The treaty was to resolve disputes arising from the execution of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of For the Dutch, it was signed by Hendrik Fagel and Anton Reinhard Falck, and for the British, George Canning and Charles ories: United Kingdom of Great Britain . The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace which chronicles his scientific exploration, during the eight-year period to , of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia, Singapore, the islands of Indonesia, then known as the Dutch East Indies, and the island of New was published in two volumes in , delayed by Cited by: The term british malaya loosely describes a set of states on the malay peninsula and the the british had a formal pro-malay policy and the colonial administrators were careful in developing mutual trust with the malay sultans. The british had planned for a 'malayan union' - the creation of a unitary state system with jus soli citizenship. Malaysia, British, – Following the British founding of Singapore in , Chinese and British economic involvement on the Malay Peninsula expanded because of the lure of profits from tin mines and plantation agriculture. In the west coast states, increased investment by merchants in the Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, and Melaka) coincided with ongoing succession disputes.

- H.J. de Graaf, Nicholas Tarling, British policy in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. Vol. Realising how the Dutch were monopolising trade in the Malay Archipelago, he was convinced that the British needed a new trading colony to counter Dutch trading power. Months of research brought him to Singapore, an island at the tip of the Malay Peninsula. The island was ruled by a temenggung. in the archipelago than Penang in the north of the Peninsula, being much nearer to Java and the eastern. 1. M Andaya, B. W. and Andaya.. L.Y., A History of Malaysia, (Hampshire: Palgrave, ), p part of the Malay Archipelago. It could be a centre of free tradeto attract traders from a . During the late 19th century and in the first half of the 20th century most of the Malay Peninsula, like much of Southeast Asia, was under colonial rule. Territorial boundaries were frequently redrawn and renamed as the geopolitical spheres of influences of the colonial and ruling powers ebbed and flowed. Developing and exploiting their vast natural resources to meet the growing needs of.

The economy of the Malay Peninsula was anything but stagnant. Despite the impact of the World War I and the Great Depression in the s, Malaya’s economy grew on a real per capita basis at an average of % for nearly four decades. Migration from elsewhere in the Malay Archipelago was encouraged as a part of colonial policy inorder to. Books Authored British Policy in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago, First published in Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 30, 3 (October ); reprinted in Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints, Kuala Lumpur, Anglo-Dutch Rivalry in the Malay World, St Lucia: University of Queensland. to give them. His first book, British Policy in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago , was in a sense a sequel to the book here reviewed. He is also about to publish a study of Malay and Chinese piracy in the area in the nineteenth century and of British attempts to suppress it (which the reviewer has read in manuscript). The controversy that has surrounded the question of British intervention in Malaya has turned upon a number of issues. In a well-known book, C.D. Cowan added to a careful analysis of such issues the suggestion that fear of foreign intervention was decisive. 26 Tarling, N., British Policy in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago,