Tales from the South China Seas Images of the British in South-East Asia in the 20th Century by Charles Allen

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Published by David & Charles .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Colonization & independence,
  • Colonies And Colonization,
  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • British,
  • Description and travel,
  • History,
  • Southeast Asia

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10197560M
ISBN 100233975047
ISBN 109780233975047

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Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This third and final part of the Tales of Empire trilogy chronicles the lives, manners and fortunes of some 70 subjects of the former British Empire in the Far East - men and women who lived in Malaysia, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo and Hong Kong in the last half-century of the.

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The Pirate Lords of the South China Sea during the golden age of piracy were Sao Feng's father, Liang Dao, Sao Feng, and Elizabeth Swann.

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