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Tales from the South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 1994-1-1 Pages: 319 Publisher:. Little Brown This work chronicles the adventures of the last generation ofBritish men and women who went East to seek their fortunes Drawninto the colonial territories scattered around the South China Sea. they found themselves in an exotic. intoxicating world. It was aland of rickshaws and shanghai jars. sampans and Straits Steamers. set against a background of palm-fringed beaches and tropicalrain-forests. But it was also a world of conflicting beliefs andmany races. where the overlapping of widely differing moralstandards and viewpoints created a heady and dangerousatmosphere.


Sabah (18)


Malaysia (210)
Singapore (212)

Other geographical areas

South China Sea (55)
Borneo (166)
Greater Sunda Islands (317)
Malay Archipelago (1,007)
South-Eastern Asia (2,613)