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THE TOWNS OF MALAYA: AN ILLUSTRATED URBAN HISTORY OF THE PENINSULA UP TO 1957. Neil Khor. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, 2017. 172 pp. 25 x 22 cm. ISBN 9789814610223 In English.
Publisher's description: The Towns of Malaya examines the history, development, planning and architecture of the major towns of Peninsular Malaysia. The book is divided into chapters each focusing on different types of Malayan towns, including royal towns, ports, mining towns and agricultural towns. In total more than 25 towns are covered in turn, each with its own section illustrated with maps and archival photographs. Drawing on extensive photographic and map archives including those of the National Archives of Malaysia and private collections, this book provides fascinating visual insights into urban life in Malaya in days gone by.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 176359
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