Old Kuching

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - History - 81 pages
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From a small settlement located on both sides of the Sarawak River in the southwest of Borneo, Kuching has grown into the capital of Malaysia's largest state, with a number of striking public buildings. In this volume, the author has drawn on colonial and recent writings as well as first-hand experience to paint a picture of the development of the town and the various communities who were so vital in contributing to its distinctive character.

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Contents

A Kampong in Borneo
1
Austerity and Prosperity
27
A Little Model Metropolis
41
Copyright

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