The Chinese In Southeast Asia..
Bound in original black cloth, gilt in dust wrapper which is chipped on edges and at head and tail of spine. Boards and top edge damp stained and both hinges starting to crack but with a good interior. Signature on front pastedown and gift inscription on second free endpaper.
Oxford University Press.,
Issued under the joint auspices of the royal institute of international affairs and the institute of pacific relations.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. xxxvii + 801 pp.
Illustrated by 2 folding maps at end and by tables in text.
Chapters examine the role of the Chinese in Burma, Siam, Indochina, Malaya, British Borneo, Indonesia and the Philippines. Victor Purcell (1896-1965) served with the British army in both World Wars and also in the Malayan civil service. From 1949 he was Lecturer in Far Eastern History at the University of Cambridge. A Second Edition was published in 1965.
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