Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang

Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang

Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang

Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang

Synopsis

This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawn-broking, and related legal and labor organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya.
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