John Bastin

Sir Stamford Raffles and Some of His Friends and Contemporaries

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This publication is a biographical account of the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles, through a study of the lives of his closest friends and contemporaries. Some of the personalities featured include William Brown Ramsay, John Leyden and Thomas Horsfield.
Contents: The East India House and William Brown RamsayThe Scottish Poet and Orientalist John LeydenThe American Naturalist Thomas Horsfield In JavaRaffles's Secretary and Aides-De-CampThe British Naval Surgeon Joseph Arnold in JavaRaffles's Cousins and the Publication of the History of JavaRaffles and Joseph Arnold in SumatraThomas Horsfield in Sumatra and LondonThe Scottish Naturalist William Jack in Penang, Singapore and Sumatra The Danish Naturalist Nathaniel Wallich and the Singapore Botanic GardenRaffles and His Malay Clerk John Leyden SiamiRaffles's Friends in England and the Founding of the Zoological Society of London
Readership: Academics, historians and the general public interested in Raffles and the history of Singapore.Raffles;Singapore History;Colonial History;British Malaya;British Empire00
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925 printed pages
Original publication
2019

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