Planting empire, cultivating subjects : British Malaya, 1786-1941

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Full title: Planting empire, cultivating subjects : British Malaya, 1786-1941 / Lynn Hollen Lees, University of Pennsylvania.
Main author: Lees, Lynn Hollen, (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The birth of plantation colonialism
  • Body politics in a plural society
  • New towns on the Malayan frontier
  • Urban civil society
  • Rubber reconstructs Malaya
  • Cosmopolitan modernity
  • Managing Malayan towns
  • Multiple allegiances in a cosmopolitan colony
  • Epilogue: representing empire, remembering colonial rule.