A cargo of spice, or Exploring Borneo
A study of North Borneo and Sarawak, now part of East Malaysia. This book covers the history of the region, explores the establishment of the sultanates, the advance of Islam, European colonial expansion, the development of trade, the contact with China, through to independence.
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