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A Magnificently Rich Tome on Early Penang

A Magnificently Rich Tome on Early Penang

Review of Penang – The Fourth Presidency of India 1805-1830, Volume One: Ships, Men and Mansions, by Mark Langdon. George Town: Areca Books. 2013. By OOI KEE BENG, for Penang Monthly, March 2014 There are several questions about the history of Penang that have bothered me for quite a while, satisfactory responses to which cannot … Continue reading

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