In court & kampong : being tales and sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula



Digitised Book 3.235.182.206 (0)

1897

In court & kampong : being tales and sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula

About the Book

Sketches of native life in the Malay Peninsula as observed by Sir Hugh Clifford when he was serving as the British Resident-General in Pahang. His tales include stories told to him by others, and deal with Malays of all classes, from those dwelling in the royal courts to common folk living in the villages.

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Additional Details

Creators
Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, 1866-1941
Subject
Malaya--Social life and customs
Publisher
G. Richards, 1897
National Library Board Singapore, 1897
Digital Description
application/pdf, 26107 KB, 280 p.
Table of Contents
1. The East Coast -- 2. The people in the East Coast -- 3. The experiences of Raja Haji Hamid -- 4. The battle of the women -- 5. In cock-pit and bull-ring -- 6. The were-tiger -- 7. The amok of Dato Kaya Biji Derja -- 8. The flight of Chep the Bird -- 9. The vaulting ambition -- 10. 'One more unfortunate' -- 11. Among the fisherfolk -- 12. The story of Bayan the Paroquet, &c.
Copyright
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.