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A Shakespearean Tragedy

Silverfish Malaysian Classics

A  Shakespearean Tragedy

New title in the Silverfish Clasics series: A History of Perak by Winstedt, Wilkinson and Maxwell. Β  This is where it all began: the first British Resident in a Malay state, his murder, the enforced protection and the eventual capitulation to the Brits. And the ultimate humiliation. Our very own Shakespearean tragedy. That above is the short version. But Perak has a much longer history: Β  On the stage of Perak’s modern history there have been many actors: the Malays, the Portuguese, the Achinese, the Dutch, the Bugis from Riau and Selangor, Siam and her vassal Kedah, and the British....

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