The White Rajahs of Sarawak: A Borneo Dynasty
The dynasty of The White Rajahs of Sarawak began in 1841, following the 'gift' of Sarawak from the Sultan of Brunei to the Englishman James Brooke. James, the charismatic founder; Charles, the astute administrator; and Vyner, the irresponsible hedonist, are the principal players in this incredible family saga. This richly illustrated book of colour photographs relives the heady mix of exoticism, violence, courage and romance of this extraordinary adventure.
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Abang Hj Anthoni Johnson Anthony Brooke anti-cession antimony Astana August Batang Lupar Bertram Brooke birth Borneo Company Britain British government Brooke Brooke Brooke rule Brooke's cession Charles Anthoni Johnson Charles Vyner Brooke Charles's Chesterton House Chinese Council Negri courtesy daughters Dayak death December Dutch early England European Gerard MacBryan Governor H.H. The Ranee Henry Keppel Hutchinson Japanese Johnson Brooke Kathleen Brooke Keppel Kuala Lumpur Kuching Labuan Leonora litde London Mahkota Malay Malay chieftain Margaret Brooke Marianne North marriage Muda of Sarawak native Oxford University Press Pengiran political proclaimed Rajah Professor Bob Reece R.H.W. Reece Raja Muda Hassim Rajah Muda Rajah of Sarawak Rajah Vyner Brooke Ranee Margaret Ranee of Sarawak Ranee Sylvia rebels Rejang rulers Santubong Sarawak Museum Sarawak River Sarawak Service Saribas setde Sibu Singapore Sir James Brooke Spenser St Sultan of Brunei Sylvia Brooke Sylvia of Sarawak Tuan up-river Valerie visit Sarawak White Rajah wife young