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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: KÜCHLER, JOH. Title: Penang. Kulturlandschaftswandel und Ethnisch-soziale Struktuur einer Insel Malaysias.
Description: Giessen, 1968. Orig.limp lettered wraps. (ix), 165pp. Ills. on 6 plates, many tables & graphs in text and full-p., of which 1 coloured, loosely inserted table of nutmeg-exports, 24 maps loose in endpocket of which coloured & folded (incl. Census-maps, maps depicting locations of Penang-Chinese squatters, settlers, etc. from Fukien & Kwangtung, Chinese Water-campong, etc.), text to maps in English on separate pp., short glossary Malay-German, bibliography, English summary, list of other publs. printed on outer lower wrap. [Giessener Geogr. Schriften.. Heft 13]. An important & extensive analysis of the changes in the spatial structure of a former brirish settlement in Southeast Asia (obtainted by Frank Light in 1786 from the Sultan of Kedah). Penang's cultural Landscape appears to be an intensive synthesis of Euorpean, Malayan, Chinese and Indian influences, which have been imprinted on the island over a continuous period of nearly two centuries. Very good copy. Rare.
Price: EUR 160.00 = appr. US$ 173.90 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 37492