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Literature on the History of South East Asia
History of Malaysia Trengganu
First posted on December 22nd 2004, last revised on December 17th 2013






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see also Unfederated Malay States, History of Malaya, History of Malaysia


In 1760 the fragments of Kelantan were unified. The Sultanate of Kelantan, with adjacent Pattani, came under the suzerainty of Siam. The Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909 ceded Kelantan together with Perlis, Kedah, Upper Perak and Terengganu to Great Britain. Kelantan from 1909 to 1946 was one of the Unfederated Malay States.
From 1942 to 1945 under Japanese occupation. From 1957 to 1963 part of the Federation of Malaya, since 1963 part of Malaysia.

Alternative spellings : Callantan, Calantan, Kalantan

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Country Profiles Current from Wikipedia; from Virtual Malaysia
Historical W.A. Graham, Kelantan; a state of the Malay Peninsula; a handbook of information (1908), posted on Internet Archive
N.B. Dennys, A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya (1894), posted on Internet Archive
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 : Kelantan, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Kelantan, from Wikipedia
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)
Historical Dictionary N.B. Dennys, A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya (1894), posted on Internet Archive
Timelines Search Google News Archive for Kelantan, click Timeline
Accounts of History History of Kelantan, from Wikipedia; History of Kelantan, from My Far East; Kelantan Sultanate, from Melayu Online; by Christopher Buyers
F.A. Swettenham, British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya (1907), posted on Internet Archive
Historiography
Military Kelantan : Orders and Decorations, by Christopher Buyers; Orders, Decorations and Medals : Kelantan, by Jean Paul Leblanc; from World Medals
Economy & Finances
Social History
Ethnography
Religion
Local History Article Kota Bharu : History, from Wikipedia
Institutions
Culture
Biographies
Environmental History Indo-Malayan Ecoregion, from WWF
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
Others History of the State Anthems of Malaysia, by Michael Jamison Bristow

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Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen Malay States, from World Statesmen
Article : Sultan of Kelantan, from Wikipedia
Genealogical Gleanings : Kelantan
Statistical Data Population Figures Malaysia, Historical Population Statistics by Province, from Population Statistics, by J. Lahmeyer
Documents Image Databanks Postcards, from Sejarah Melayu Gallery
Locomotives of the Malayan Railway, by Tim Light
Archival Deposits Digital Library Malaysia
Search National Archives (UK) for Kelantan
Laws Malaysian Legislation Database (1914-)
Kaedah-Kaedah dan Perundangan Tanah Negeri Kelantan (Laws Pertaining to Kelantan, 1930-), posted by www.ptg.kelantan.gov.my
Digital Library Malaysia, click "Parliament"
Treaties
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Document Collections
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Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Malay Peninsula, Malay States (British), from EB 1911
Religious
Economic Calantan River, p.325 in vol.2 of W. Milburn, Oriental Commerce, 1813, GB
Geographical L'Etat de Kalantan, p.514 in A.Ph.D. de Jancigny, Japon, Indo-Chine, Empire Birman, (ou Ava), Siam, Annam (ou Cochinchine), Peninsule Malaise, Ceylan, 1801, in French, GB
Entry : Calantan, pp.47-48 in vol.6 of H.K.W. Berghaus, Annalen der Erd, Völker- und Staatenkunde, 1826, in German, GB
Article : Calantan, p.253 in vol.2 of G.N. Wright, A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer, 1835, GB
Der Staat von Kalantan, pp.5-6 in vol.5 of C. Ritter, Die Erdkunde im Verhältniss zur Natur und zur Geschichte des Menschen, 1835, in German, GB
Callantan, p.645 in vol.4 of J. Bell, A system of geography, popular and scientific, 1836, GB
Historical
Parliamentary Debates Search Hansard for Pahang
Tour Guides
Travelogues 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
Institutions Archives National Archives of Malaysia
Musea Malaysian Museums
Kelantan State Museum, from Virtual Malaysia
Monuments
Libraries Kelantan Public Library Corporation
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag of Kelantan, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Coin Catalog of Kelantan, from Numismaticon; Search Coin Archives for Kelantan
Kelantan & Terengganu : Pitis or Keping Coin, from Lunaticg Banknote & Coin
Coins of Kelantan, from History of Money in Malaysia
Kelantan Gold Dinar

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Bibliographies general RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
ISBN Database
on S.E. Asia / Kelantan 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
South East Asian Studies, Student Theses, from Ohio University
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Online Journals Guides Directory of Open Access Journals
Electronic Journals Online
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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
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Specific Topics
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 Kelantan, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1913 pp. 632-633 (on events of 1912) [G]
Article : Malay States - Kelantan, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.522, 1928 pp.475-476 [G]
Article : Kelantan, in : New International Year Book 1913 p.385 [G]