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Indians in Malaya: some aspects of their immigration and settlement (1786-1957).


London, Cambridge U.P., 1969.
ISBN , 0521072743

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Subjects East Indians -- Malaysia -- Malaya.
East Indians.
Immigranten.
Indiens (Habitants de l'Inde) -- Malaysia -- Malaisie.
Malaya.
Malaysia, Peninsular Malaysia -- Minorities.
Voorindiërs.
Description xxiv, 346 pages, 2 plates facsimiles, maps, plans 24 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-339).
Summary This book discusses the Indians who lived in Malaya and the effects of their presence on Malayan social and economic development between 1786 and 1957, the period of British rule. Professor Sandhu examines in detail the character and flow of Indian immigration during its main fluctuating periods; from about the 1790s to the 1930s and from the 1930s to 1957. The social and economic causes of the immigration are studied and Professor Sandhu shows that the movement of Indian immigrants resulted in changes in the population structure and the cultural landscape of Malaya. Originally published in 1969, this book was based on a wide variety of sources, including the official and private records of the Indian, Malayan and British governments.--Publisher description.
Contents Indians in pre-British Malaya -- Causes of Indian immigration into British Malaya -- Types of migrants and recruitment or movement -- Emigration-immigration law and practice -- Flow and characteristics of migration -- Growth and structure -- Pattern of distribution -- Settlement characteristics -- Ethno-linguistic composition -- Agriculture and industry -- Communications and commerce.
Geographic Area Malaysia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)78203
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sandhu, Kernial Singh.
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