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Beyond the tin mines

coolies, squatters, and New Villagers in the Kinta Valley, Malaysia, c. 1880-1980

by Francis Kok-Wah Loh

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Published by Oxford University Press in Singapore, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kinta (Perak),
  • Malaysia
    • Subjects:
    • Tin miners -- Malaysia -- Kinta (Perak) -- History.,
    • Working class -- Malaysia -- Kinta (Perak) -- History.,
    • Chinese -- Malaysia -- Kinta (Perak) -- History.,
    • Kinta (Perak) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementFrancis Loh Kok Wah.
      SeriesEast Asian historical monographs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M72 M45 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2048101M
      ISBN 100195889037
      LC Control Number88025370

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