Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: NIAS Press (April 30, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 1 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4178222
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
This pioneering work from a member of Malaysia's new generation of historians is a tale of two very different cities, the one with a trading heritage dating back centuries, the other a new creation spawned by the declining fortunes of the once mighty Dutch East India Company. Melaka was an important commercial entrepot on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula long before it fell to Portugese forces in 1511, but thereafter began an extended proces...