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Thomas Stamford Raffles, 1781-1826

Alatas, Hussein Syed

Thomas Stamford Raffles, 1781-1826

schemer or reformer? : an account of his political philosophy and its relation to the massacre of Palembang, the Banjarmasin affair, and some of his views and legislations, during his colonial career in Java, Sumatra, and Singapore

by Alatas, Hussein Syed

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Raffles, Thomas Stamford, -- Sir, -- 1781-1826.,
  • Singapore -- History.,
  • Indonesia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSyed Hussein Alatas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22819544M
    ISBN 100207122822
    OCLC/WorldCa174440834

    In this enchanting pastiche of history, biography and travelogue, the British Museum's assistant keeper and director of the Museum of Mankind resurrects .   By the time of his death, Thomas Stamford Raffles () was the founder of Singapore and Governor of Java, having left school in his early teens to become a clerk for the British East India Company. Charismatic and daring, Raffles forged an extraordinary path for himself in South East Asia - refusing to be satisfied with the trading posts available to the 3/5(3).

    - Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, Oil on canvas, , by George Francis Joseph. Raffles (–) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore & the London Zoo. He was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch & French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars & contributed .   Abstract. Abstract: Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (–) landed on the shores of the island of Singapore in January With its growing commercial success, he was celebrated by the British colonial authorities and mercantile community as the visionary founder of an excellent entrepôt between East and by: 2.

    9 Jul - Explore hudd's board "Sir Stamford Raffles" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Stamford, Singapore and Culture of singapore pins. Raffles' contemptuous views are revealed in the book Thomas Stamford Raffles, , Schemer or Reformer, by Malaysian sociologist Syed .


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In this enchanting pastiche of history, biography and travelogue, the British Museum's assistant keeper and director of the Museum of Mankind resurrects the "real" Thomas Stamford Raffles (), founder and British governor of by: 2. Original Grey Boards (spine damaged,worn). Baronial Book-plate.

History of Java written by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (), English colonial administrator and founder of modern Singapore. Raffles was one of the central figures of British influence in Asia, and early study of the history and culture of the Malay peninsula.

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The golden sword;: Being the dramatized story of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, ([Close-up biographies])Author: Nina Consuelo Epton. Sir Stamford Raffles (b. 6 Julyoff Port Morant, Jamaica - d.

5 JulyMiddlesex, England) founder of Singapore island, was the son of a ship's master, Captain Benjamin Raffles. Raffles married en: Charlotte Raffles, Flora Nightingall Raffles.

Thomas Raffles Thomas Stamford Raffles, - Thomas, Stamford Raffles was born on month dayat birth place, to Benjamin Raffles and Ann Raffles. Thomas had 7 siblings: Ann Raffles, Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles and 5 other siblings. Raffles Revisited: A Review & Reassessment of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () Ernest C.

Chew, Associate Professor of History, National University of Singapore. Ernest Chew has graciously shared this essay, which first appeared in Raffles Town Club, vol. 6 (Jan-Mar ), with readers of the Postcolonial Web. It appears with his. • The History of Java, Thomas Stamford Raffles, Oxford University Press, • Raffles Revisited: A Review & Reassessment of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () by Ernest C.

Chew, Associate Professor of History, National University of Singapore • WikipediaAuthor: Hans Rooseboom. Thomas Stamford Raffles () was the charismatic and persuasive founder of Singapore and Governor of Java. An English adventurer, disobedient employee of the East India Company, utopian imperialist, linguist, zoologist and civil servant, he carved an extraordinary (though brief) life for himself in South East :   THOMAS STAMFORD RAFFLES () The History of Java.

London: Black, Parbury and Allen; and John Murray, 2 vols., 4° ( x mm). Two soft-ground etched frontispieces, hand-coloured folding map, 64 engraved or aquatint plates, 10 hand-coloured, one in letterpress, 7 engraved vignettes.

The history of Java Vol. I () Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, Starting with a sketch of the decline and fall of the Dutch East India Company, the author describes the physical geography of Java, the origin of the natives, comparing the three main races, namely, the Javans, Malayus and Bugis, and the foreign settlers, all aspects of agriculture, manufactures and .People.

Sir Stamford Raffles (–), British statesman, Lieutenant Governor of Java and founder of Singapore in ; Thomas Raffles (–), English Congregational minister; Schools. Raffles Girls' Primary School, an all-girls primary school in Singapore; Raffles Girls' School (Secondary), an all-girls secondary school in Singapore Raffles Institution (Secondary).

Thomas Stamford Raffles (Sir) (b. 6 Julyoff Port Morant, Jamaica–d. 5 JulyMiddlesex, England) 1 is known as the founder of modern s signing the treaty with Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor on 6 February that gave the British East India Company the right to set up a trading post in Singapore, Raffles made several other contributions that .