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Raffles, 1781-1826

Sir Reginald Coupland

Raffles, 1781-1826

by Sir Reginald Coupland

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Raffles, Thomas Stamford, -- Sir, -- 1781-1826,
  • Malay Archipelago

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Coupland
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14541658M
    LC Control Number27011611

    Book Thomas Stamford Raffles ( ) was a British civil servant and statesman best known for his founding of the city (now Republic) of Singapore. After the capture of Java by the British in , Raffles was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the island, a position he held until   By the time of his death, Thomas Stamford Raffles () was the founder of Singapore and Governor of Java, having left school in his early teens to become a clerk for the British East India Company. Charismatic and daring, Raffles forged an extraordinary path for himself in South East Asia - refusing to be satisfied with the trading posts available to the British, he defied Dutch 3/5(3).

    The memoir itself is a glowing and detailed biography by Raffles’ second wife, Sophia Hull (). Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, ( – ) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (–) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (–), best . A portrait of Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (–) by G F Joseph shows a man of confidence and success. He holds the declaration of his knighthood by the Prince Regent in – a response to Raffles having dedicated his book on Java to the Prince, and for his services there between and , while Lieutenant-Governor for the East India Company (EIC) during British rule.

    Look at other dictionaries: Raffles — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Thomas Stamford Raffles (–), Forscher und Gründer der Stadt Singapur A. J. Raffles, der Amateureinbrecher, Held einer Reihe von Büchern des englischen Schriftstellers Ernest William Hornung Raffles Deutsch Wikipedia. RAFFLES (T. S.) — RAFFLES sir THOMAS STAMFORD ( ) Fondateur véritable.   This book however does not focus solely on the crimes committed by Raffles pre Alatas also examines the political philosophy that drives Raffles. Through a detailed study of his personal correspondences to other British colonials, we get a glimpse into how he views Southeast Asia, its people, and how he intends to bring “progress” to.


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