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Literature on the History of South East Asia
Literature on the History of South East Asia
History of Malaysia Perak
First posted on December 21st 2004, last revised on December 16th 2013






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Country Profiles . Links . Organizations . Accounts of History . Politics . Military History . Economic History . Social History . Ethnography
History of Religion . Regional History . Local History . Institutions . Culture . Biography . Environmental History . Others
Country Profiles Current from Wikipedia
Historic J. Anderson, Political and commercial considerations relative to the Malayan Penisula British Settlements in the Straits of Malaya (1824), posted on Internet Archive
Links General Category : Terengganu, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Kedah, from Wikipedia
Historical Dictionary N.B. Dennys, A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya (1894), posted on Internet Archive
Organizations on Asian History International Association of Historians of Asia (IAHA)
on SE Asian History Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies (JSSEAS)
The International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Cultural History (ICEAACH)
Finnish University Network for East and Southeast Asian Studies
on Malaysia History Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS)
Timelines Search Google News Archive for Kedah; click timeline
Accounts of History Articles Early History of Kedah, Kedah Kingdom, Kedah Sultanate, from Wikipedia
Article Kedah, from Speedy Look
Kedah Sultanate, from Melayu Online; from geographia.com; from Encyclopedia of World History, by Christopher Buyers
F.A. Swettenham, British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya (1907), IA
Historiography Article : Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa (Kedah Annals), Wikipedia
Politics Kedah Monarchy System, from Our Sultan (My Kedah)
Military Kedah : Orders and Decorations, by Christopher Buyers; Orders, Decorations and Medals of Kedah, from World Medals; The Family of State Decorations, from Our Sultan (My Kedah)
The Kedah Blockade, from Serajah Melayu
Economy & Finances TED Case Studies : The Impact of Japanese Aid on Kedah State, Malaysia
Harold Brookfield, Lesley Potter, and Yvonne Byron In Place of the Forest : Environmental and Socio-economic Transformation in Borneo and the Eastern Malay Peninsula, UNU 1995
Social History
Ethnography Keiko Kuroda, Malaysian Nation-Making and Thai-Speaking Buddhists in Kedah
Religion Ismail Haji Salleh, A History of the Arrival and the Development of Islam in Kedah; Islam in Kedah : Muslim Scholars
Local History
Institutions
Culture Kedah : Thai Influence, from MHP
Biographies
Others History of the State Anthems of Malaysia, by Michael Jamison Bristow
Dato' Haji Wan Shamsudin bin Mohd. Yusuf, State Correspondences during the Reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah 1882-1943
Indo-Malayan Ecoregion, from WWF

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED PRIMARY SOURCES
Historical Data . Statistical Data . Documents Newspapers . Yearbooks . Image Databanks . Archival Deposits . Laws . Historiography
Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen Malay States, from World Statesmen
Genealogical Gleanings : Kedah
Statistical Data Population Figures Malaysia, Historical Population Statistics by Province, from Population Statistics, by J. Lahmeyer
Documents Historical Newspapers
Image Databanks Postcards, from Sejarah Melayu Gallery
Locomotives of the Malayan Railway, by Tim Light
Archival Deposits Search Janus
Search ARCHIEVEN.NL
Search New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
Digital Library Malaysia
Search National Archives (UK) for Kedah
Laws Malaysian Legislation Database (1914-)
Digital Library Malaysia, click "Parliament"
Treaties Quedah pp.255-262 in vol.1 of A collection of treaties, engagements, and sunnuds, relating to India and Neighbouring Countries, 1862, GB
Historiography J.R. Logan, A Translation of the Keddah Annals &c , The Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia 3: pp.1-23, 90-101, 162-181, 253-270, 314-336, 467-488
Document Collections Pires on Siam 1515, posted by Armando Cortesao
Historical Maps Maps, from Sejarah Melayu Gallery
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Malay Peninsula, Malay States (British), from EB 1911
Article Queda, from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, Meyers Konversationslexikon 1902-1908, in German
Article : Queda, p.112 in vol.28 of Diderot, Encyclopedie ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences des arts et des metiers, 1780, in French, GB
Religious
Economic E.G. Balfour, The cyclopaedia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, commercial, industrial, and scientific; products of the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms, useful arts and manufactures (1885), vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, posted on Internet Archive; search for Kedah
The Coast of Queda, pp.295-315, in vol.2 of W. Milburn, Oriental Commerce, 1813, GB
Geographical Royaume de Queda, p.638 in P. d'Avity, Le Monde, ou la Description generale de ses quatre parties, 1643, in French, GB
Le Royaume de Quada, p.56 in : J.J. Vaissete, Geographie historique, ecclesiastique et civile 1755, in French, GB
Entry : Kingdom of Quedah, p.123, in : T.G. Smollett, The Present State of the World, vol.7 1768, posted on Google Books
J.C.M.R., Korte Schets van den tegenwoordigen staat van het Half-Eiland beoosten de Ganges, pp.317-347 in : vol.4 of Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Weetenschappen, 1786, in Dutch, GB, on Queda p.322
Article : Quedah, p.437 in vol.1 of W. Hamilton, The East Indian Gazetteer, 1828, GB
Article : Queida, p.620 in R. Brookes, A new universal gazetteer, 1832, GB
Historical
Other Article : Malaische Schutzstaaten, from Röll, Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens (Encyclopedia of Railroads) 2nd ed. 1912-1923, in German
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides
Travelogues
Institutions Archives National Archives of Malaysia
Musea Malaysian Museums
Monuments
Libraries
National Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag of Kedah, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Coin Catalog of Kedah, from Numismaticon; Search Coin Archives for Kedah
Kupang Kedah (18th Century), from Aleph Numismatic Collection
Kedah Coins 1600-1905, from History of Money in Malaysia

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT SOURCES
Bibliographies . Online Libraries . Thesis Servers . Online Journals . General Accounts . Specific Topics . Historical Dictionaries . Statistical Data . Yearbooks
Bibliographies general RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
ISBN Database
on Kedah Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS)
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
Gutenberg Library Online
e-corpus
Search New Zealand Electronic Text Centre for Perak
on SE Asia South East Asia Digital Library (project)
South East Asia Visions, at Cornell
ISEAS Working Papers, Back Issues 2000-2003
on Malaysia Digital Library Malaysia
Sejarah Melayu Library
Thesis Server Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Registry of Open Access Repositories, Malaysia
Malaysian Theses Online
Online Journals Guides Directory of Open Access Journals
Electronic Journals Online
modern, on SE Asia Journal of Southeast Asian History 1960-1969, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 2009-, from Cambridge Journals Online (require registration)
ASEAS (Austrian Journal of South East Asian Studies), open access, 2008-
Asia Insights, from NIAS, 2002-
Southeast Asian Studies 1963-, mostly in Japanese
Explorations, 1997- Graduate Student Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, CSEAS, Univ. of Hawaii
historic, on Asia The Quarterly Oriental Magazine, Review and Register (Calcutta) 1824 Mar.-Jun., 1825 Jan.-Jun., 1825 Jul.-Dec., 1826 Jan.-Jun., 1826 Jul.-Dec., 1827 Jan.-Jun., 1827 Jul.-Dec., GB
Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany for British India and its Dependencies (London) vol.1 1816 Jan.-Jun., vol.2 1816 Jul.-Dec., vol.3 1817 Jan.-Jun., vol.4 1817 Jul.-Dec., vol.5 1818 Jan.-Jun., vol.6 1818 Jul.-Dec., vol.7 1819 Jan.-Jun., vol.8 1819 Jul.-Dec., vol.9 1820 Jan.-Jun., vol.10 1820 Jul.-Dec., vol.11 1821 Jan.-Jun., vol.12 1821 Jul.-Dec., vol.13 1822 Jan.-Jun., vol.14 1822 Jul.-Dec., vol.15 1823 Jan.-Jun., vol.16 1823 Jul.-Dec., vol.17 1824 Jan.-Jun., vol.18 1824 Jul.-Dec., vol.19 1825 Jan.-Jun., vol.20 1825 Jul.-Dec., vol.21 1826 Jan.-Jun., vol.22 1826 Jul.-Dec., vol.23 1827 Jan.-Jun., vol.24 1827 Jul.-Dec., vol.25 1828 Jan.-Jun., vol.26 1828 Jul.-Dec., vol.27 1829 Jan.-Jun., vol.28 1829 Jul.-Dec., The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China and Australasia (London), vol.1 1830 Jan.-Apr., vol.2 1830 May-Aug., vol.3 1830 Sep.-Dec., vol.4 1831 Jan.-Apr., vol.5 1831 May-Aug., vol.6 1831 Sep.-Dec., vol.7 1832 Jan.-Apr., vol.8 1832 May-Aug., vol.9 1832 Sep.-Dec., vol.10 1833 Jan.-Apr., vol.11 1833 May-Aug., vol.12 1833 Sep.-Dec., vol.13 1834 Jan.-Apr., vol.14 1834 May-Aug., vol.15 1834 Sep.-Dec., vol.16 1835 Jan.-Apr., vol.17 1835 May-Aug., vol.18 1835 Sep.-Dec., vol.19 1836 Jan.-Apr., vol.20 1836 May-Aug., vol.21 1836 Sep.-Dec., vol.22 1837 Jan.-Apr., vol.23 1837 May-Aug., vol.24 1837 Sep.-Dec., vol.25 1838 Jan.-Apr., vol.26 1838 May-Aug., vol.27 1838 Sep.-Dec., vol.28 1839 Jan.-Apr., vol.29 1839 May-Aug., vol.31 1840 Jan.-Apr., vol.32 1840 May-Aug., vol.33 1840 Sep.-Dec., vol.34 1841 Jan.-Apr., vol.35 1841 May-Aug., vol.36 1841 Sep.-Dec., vol.37 1842 Jan.-Apr., vol.38 1842 May-Aug., vol.39 1843 Sep.-Dec., vol.40 1843 Jan.-Apr., The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, vol.1 1843 May-Oct., vol.2 1843 Nov.-1844 Apr., vol.3 1844 May-Oct., vol.4 1844 Nov.-1845 Apr., GB
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland (London), vol.1, 1834, vol.2, 1835, vol.3, 1836, vol.4, 1837, vol.5, 1839, vol.6, 1841, vol.7, 1843, vol.8, 1846, vol.9, 1848, vol.10, 1847, vol.12, 1850, vol.13, 1852, vol.14 pt.1, 1851, vol.15, 1855, vol.16, 1856, vol.17, 1860, vol.18, 1861, vol.19, 1864, vol.20, 1863, New Series, vol.1, 1865, vol.2, 1866, vol.3, 1868, vol.4, 1870, 1904, 1935, GB
Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (Calcutta), vol.1, 1832 Jan.-Dec., vol.3, 1834 Jan.-Dec., vol.4, 1835 Jan.-Dec., vol.5, 1836 Jan.-Dec., vol.6 pt.1 1837 Jan.-Jun., vol.6 pt.2 1837 Jul.-Dec., vol.7 pt.1 1838 Jan.-Jun., vol.7 pt.2 1838 Jul.-Dec., vol.9 pt.2 1840 Jul.-Dec., vol.10 pt.1 1841 Jan.-Jun., vol.10 pt.2 1841 Jul.-Dec., vol.11 pt.1 1842 Jan.-Jun., vol.11 pt.2 1842 Jul.-Dec., vol.12 pt.1 1843 Jan.-Jun., vol.12 pt.2 1843 Jul.-Dec., vol.13 pt.1 1844 Jan.-Jun., vol.13 pt.2 1844 Jul.-Dec., vol.14 pt.1 1845 Jan.-Jun., vol.14 pt.2 1845 Jul.-Dec., vol.15 1846, vol.16 pt.1 1847 Jan.-Jun., vol.17 pt.1 1848 Jan.-Jun., vol.17 pt.2 1848 Jul.-Dec., vol.18 pt.1 1849 Jan.-Jun., vol.18 pt.2 1849 Jul.-Dec., vol.19 1850, vol.20 1851, vol.21 1852, vol.22 1853, vol.23 issues 1-4 1854, vol.23 issues 5-7 1854, vol.26 1857, vol.27 1858, vol.28 1859, vol.29 1860, vol.31 1862, vol.32 1863, vol.33 1864, vol.36 1867, vol.37 1868, vol.38 1869, GB
Asiatic Society of Bengal, Dissertations and Miscellaneous Pieces Relating to the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences and Literature of Asia (London) vol.1 1801, vol.2 1801, vol.3 1796, vol.4 1798, Asiatick Researches; or Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal for Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences and Literature of Asia, vol.5 1799, vol.6 1801, vol.7 1803, vol.8 1808, vol.9 1809, vol.10 1811, vol.11 1812, vol.12 1818, vol.13 1820, vol.14 1822, vol.15 1825, vol.16 1828, vol.17 1832, vol.20 1836, GB
The Oriental Herald and Colonial Review (London) vol.1 1824 Jan.-Apr., vol.2 1824 May-Aug., The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature (London) vol.4 1825 Jan.-Mar., vol.6 1825 Jul.-Sep., vol.7 1825 Oct.-Dec., vol.8 1826 Jan.-Mar., vol.9 1826 Apr.-Jun., vol.10 1826 Jul.-Sep., vol.11 1826 Oct.-Dec., vol.12 1827 Jan.-Mar., vol.13 1827 Apr.-Jun., vol.14 1827 Jul.-Sep., vol.15 1827 Oct.-Dec., vol.16 1828 Jan.-Mar., vol.17 1828 Apr.-Jun., vol.18 1828 Jul.-Sep., vol.19 1828 Oct.-Dec., vol.21 1829 Apr.-Jun., vol.22 1829 Jul.-Sep., vol.23 1829 Oct.-Dec., GB
The Asiatic Annual Register or a View of the History of Hindustan and of the Politics, Commerce and Literature of Asia, vol.1 1799, vol.2 1800, vol.3 1801, vol.4 1802, vol.5 1803, vol.6 1804, vol.7 1805, vol.8 1806 pt.2, vol.9 1807, vol.10 1808, vol.11 1809, vol.12 1810-1811, GB
Journal Asiatique 1822-1937, posted by Gallica, in French
General Accounts on Southeast Asia Nicholas Tarling, The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia, 4 vol.s, Cambridge : UP (1992) 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959 T188c
On Malaya / Malaysia P.E.L. Favre, An account of the wild tribes inhabiting the Malayan Peninsula, Sumatra, and a few neighbouring islands : with A journey in Johore and A journey in the Menangkabaw states of the Malayan Peninsula; (1865), posted on Internet Archive
Barbara Watson Andaya, Leonard V. Andaya, A History of Malaysia, Honolulu : Univ. of Hawai'i Press 2001, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.5 A 543h
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.27, pp.745-755 Article Southeast Asia : Malaysia KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.27
Specific Topics Sh. Osborn, My journal in Malayan waters: or, The blockade of Quedah (1860), posted on Internet Archive
Sh. Osborn, Quedah, A cruise in Japanese waters, The fight on the Peiho (1865), posted on Internet Archive
Historical Atlas HASEA : Jan M. Pluvier, Historical Atlas of South-East Asia, Leiden : Brill 1995 [G]
Siam, the Malay States and Britain, 15th to 20th Centuries, pp.247-253 in : G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, Historical Atlas of Islam, NY : Continuum (1991) 2003 [G]
Yearbook Entries Article Kedah, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1913 p. 634 (on events of 1912) [G]
Article : Malay States - Kedah, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.522, 1928 pp.475-476 [G]
Article : Kedah, in : New International Year Book 1913 p.385 [G]