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The origins of British Borneo

Author: L R Wright
Publisher: [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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The purpose of this book is to study Britain's progressive involvement in Borneo from i860 to 1888, and to show how it reflected the development of policy in London. The bulk of the work was written in 1963 as a thesis presented for the Ph. D. degree in the University of London. Part of Chapter Three of the thesis was published in the Sarawak Museum Journal, (Vol. XI, Nos. 23-24) in 1964, and parts of Chapter Six  Read more...
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Wright, L.R. (Leigh R.), 1925-
Origins of British Borneo.
[Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)499101063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L R Wright
ISBN: 9789882202375 9882202373
OCLC Number: 650872585
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; PREFACE; CHAPTER I THE BACKGROUND AND SETTING: THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AREA IN THE MID 19th CENTURY; CHAPTER II BRITISH REACTION TO RIVAL POWERS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA DURING THE 1860s; CHAPTER III BRITAIN AND SARAWAK 1858-1870; CHAPTER IV BRITAIN AND BRUNEI 1868-1878; CHAPTER V BRITAIN AND NORTH BORNEO; CHAPTER VI BRITISH SOLUTIONS IN BORNEO: THE PROTOCOL OF 1885 AND THE PROTECTORATES OF 1888; APPENDICES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; MAPS; INDEX.
Responsibility: L.R. Wright.

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The purpose of this book is to study Britain's progressive involvement in Borneo from i860 to 1888, and to show how it reflected the development of policy in London. The bulk of the work was written in 1963 as a thesis presented for the Ph. D. degree in the University of London. Part of Chapter Three of the thesis was published in the Sarawak Museum Journal, (Vol. XI, Nos. 23-24) in 1964, and parts of Chapter Six appeared in 'The Partition of Brunei' which was published in Asian Studies (Institute of Asian Studies, University of the Philippines, Quezon City) in August 1967.

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