Books tagged: malacca

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The Chitty Melaka Story, Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The book provides an historical overview of the Chitty Melaka community (also spelt Chetty Malacca or Chetti Melaka). It does so through descriptive snapshots covering their beginnings in Sultanate times in Malacca through their different sojourns under four colonial powers, over five hundred years.The book also touches on their dispersion, their changing composition, and their future identity.
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
The Unfortunate Dutchman
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
Melaka eGuide
Series: AsiaForVisitors.com eGuides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With its long history at the crossroads of many cultures, and occupation by many different European masters, Melaka has a rich supply of historical and cultural attractions. Although usually visited as part of a packaged day trip from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore, there's actually a lot to see in the old trading port, for those with a keen interest in art, architecture and archeology.