Colonial Penang 1786-1957

by Andrew Barber

RM 93.00

This book will take you on a comprehensive and highly enjoyable journey of discovery

The author explores the background and settlement of Penang by Francis Light in 1786 as a British East India Company trading post, some of the island's prominent characters, its transition to a British Colony, two World Wars, occupation by the Japanese, post-war struggles and on to independence in 1957.

For an easy-to-read guide to Penang's rich past, illustrated throughout with many rarely seen images, this is a book you cannot do without!

Details

ISBN

9789834337278

Published by

Karamoja Press

Book condition

New

Binding

Hardcover

Publishing Date

2017