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The manners and customs of the Chinese of the Straits Settlements
AuthorVaughan, J. D. (Jonas Daniel), 1825-1891
Pub. LocationKuala LumpurPublisherOxford University Press
Date1971Phys. Desc.vii, 126 p. : ill. (some color) ; 25 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberDS595.V38 1971
The manners and customs of the Chinese of the Straits Settlements / by J. D. Vaughan, with an introduction by Wilfred Blythe.
Originally published: Singapore: Mission Press, 1879.

LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Straits Settlements; a joint administration for the Settlements of Penang, Malacca, and Singapore est. in 1826 by the British East India Company; under the control of the Indian Government since 1858, the Straits Settlements were created a crown colony in 1867; Labuan was incorporated as part of the Settlement of Singapore in 1907, becoming the fourth Settlement in 1912; dissolved Apr. 1, 1946 when Singapore was made a separate colony and Penang and Malacca were merged into the Malayan Union; Labuan, temporarily under British military occupation from Sept. 1945, became part of North Borneo 7/15/46)

Encycl. Brit., 1972 (Straits Settlements; orig. the collective name of four trading emporia, Penang, Singapore, Malacca, and Labuan; Penang, Singapore, and Malacca were established as the crown colony Straits Settlements in 1867, Labuan became part of the Singapore Settlement in 1907 and became a fourth, separate settlement in 1912; the Straits colony ceased to exist in 1946; Labuan was incorp. in North Borneo (later Sabah); Singapore became a separate crown colony; Penang and Malacca were included in the Malayan Union)--OCLC Auth. rec.

Subject(s)Chinese--Straits Settlements--Social life and customs
Overseas Chinese 華僑--Southeast Asia
Overseas Chinese (Huaqiao 華僑)--Straits Settlements--Social life and customs--History
SeriesOxford in Asia historical reprints
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18539
ISBN0196381223 ; 9780196381220LCCN79942279OCLC157399