The Life of Sir James Brooke: Rajah of Sarawak
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The Life of Sir James Brooke: Rajah of Sarawak From His Personal Papers and Correspondence (Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints) by Spencer St. John

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • South Asia - History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Indonesia,
  • Malaysia,
  • Sarawak,
  • 1803-1868,
  • Brooke, James,
  • Biography,
  • Brooke, James,,
  • History,
  • Sir,

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsR. H. W. Reece (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9168932M
ISBN 109676530360
ISBN 109789676530363

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Besides these books, other books worth mentioning are Rajahs & Rebels: The Iban of Sarawak under the Brooke Rule by Robert Pringle, Ten Years in Sarawak by Charles Brooke and The Life of Sir James Brooke by Spenser St. John. Tagged Culture History Sarawak. Swashbuckler: Sir James Brooke ruled Sarawak in the 19th century Likewise, no young Dayak warrior ever went courting without first donning an animal mask and skins and ambushing a fellow Dayak.   In James Brooke sailed from England to the Far East in search of adventure. Three years later, by luck and guile, he became the de facto king of northern Borneo. A book about Brooke is timely. During the last few decades, the center of gravity of . The first White Rajah of Sarawak was born on April 29th, Richard Cavendish | Published in History Today Volume 53 Issue 4 April The son of Thomas Brooke, a wealthy judge in the service of the East India Company, James Brooke was born in Secrore, the European quarter of Benares (also known as Varanasi).

  Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has been cast as Sir James Brooke in Rajah, the Hollywood production based on Sarawak’s first Rajah Brooke. Books 2 days ago. The private letters of Sir James Brooke, K.C.B., Rajah of Sarawak: narrating the events of his life, from to the present time, vol.1 Author: Brooke, James, Sir.   Sarawak's first Rajah Sir James Brooke (left) will be played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers (right). Image via Francis Grant / BBC The Borneo Post reported that The White Rajah is set to begin shooting this week and will reportedly be shot entirely in Sarawak.   The Life of Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak: From His Personal Papers and Correspondence [St. John, Spenser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Life of Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak: From His Personal Papers and CorrespondenceCited by: 4.