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Raffles of the Eastern Isles

C. E. Wurtzburg

Raffles of the Eastern Isles

by C. E. Wurtzburg

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

    Subjects:
  • Raffles, Stamford, -- Sir.,
  • Colonial administrators -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Colonial administrators -- Asia, Southeastern -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.E. Wurtzburg ; edited for publication by Clifford Witting.
    ContributionsWitting, Clifford.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination788p. :
    Number of Pages788
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21167694M
    ISBN 100195826051

    Writer of a book, The History of Java () Biography Name. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. Birth, Parents, Early Life. Thomas Stamford Raffles was born Jul. 5, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Kt., FRS, was born 6 July Raffles was born on the ship Ann off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica, to Captain Benjamin Raffles (pacificwomensnetwork.com: Jul 06, Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (6 July – 5 July ) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore (now the city-state of the Republic of Singapore). He is known as the "Father of Singapore". He was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars and contributed.

    Volume 1 of Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c. Particularly in the Government of Java, , and of Bencoolen and Its Dependencies, ; with Details of the Commerce and Resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and Selections from His Correspondence, Lady Sophia Raffles: Author: Lady Sophia. Definitions of Stamford Raffles, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Stamford Raffles, analogical dictionary of Stamford Raffles (English) Raffles wrote and published a book entitled History of Java [1], describing the history of the island from ancient times. Raffles of the Eastern Isles.

    Book: Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c.: particularly in the government of Java, –, and of Bencoolen and its dependencies, – with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern archipelago, and selections from his correspondence. Raffles, Sophia; Raffles, Thomas Stamford. Raffles was moved to Malacca in Runnymede was advertised in The Prince of Wales Gazette – for sale. In C. E. Wurtzberg's book; "Raffles of the Eastern Isles" it was stated: "Runnymede survived as a house in Northam Road up to September , when the roof caught fire .


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Raffles of the Eastern IslesCE Wurtzburg. This is one of the first more balanced biographies of Sir Stamford Raffles.

The author's interest in his subject started when he was based in Singapore as, inter alia, the chairman of the Straits Steamship Company. Consolidation of the Eastern Isles.

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Gentleman thief Raffles is daring, debonair, devilishly handsome-and a first-rate cricketer. In these eight stories, the master burglar indulges his passion for cricket and crime: stealing jewels from a country house, outwitting the law, pilfering from the nouveau riche, and, of course, bowling like a demon-all with the assistance of his plucky sidekick, Bunny/5.

Mar 24,  · Raffles of the Eastern Isles by C.E. Wurtzburg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Raffles Revisited: A Review & Reassessment of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () Ernest C. Chew, Associate Professor of History, National University of Singapore. Ernest Chew has graciously shared this essay, which first appeared in Raffles Town Club, vol.

6 (Jan-Mar ), with readers of the Postcolonial Web. It appears with his. Arthur J. Raffles (usually called A. Raffles) is a fictional character created in the s by E. Hornung, brother-in-law to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock pacificwomensnetwork.coms is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Holmes – he is a "gentleman thief", living at the Albany, a prestigious address in London, playing cricket as a gentleman (or "amateur") for the Gentlemen Created by: E.

Hornung. Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore on 28 January Travelling on the Indiana with a squadron that included the schooner Enterprise, he anchored at St John’s Island at pm on 28 January and met with Temenggong Abdul Rahman.

The site on the Singapore mainland where Raffles landed is today marked with the statue of Raffles, which is located by the Singapore River behind. "Obituary of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles". The Gentleman's Magazine. Julyreprinted in Raffles, Thomas Stamford. Book of Days. Singapore: Antiques of the Orient, Wurtzburg, Charles Edward.

Raffles of the Eastern Isles. Singapore: Oxford University Press, Related materials. Historical and Historiographical Review. Raffles and the British Invasion of Java is a new narrative history book by author and travel writer, Tim Hannigan.

It tells the story of the strange years between and when Britain ousted Holland from Java and gained control of the nascent Dutch East Indies. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, FRS (6 July – 5 July ) InRaffles wrote and published a book entitled The History of Java, describing the history of the island from ancient times.

Raffles of the Eastern Isles. Oxford University Press. Extracts from (Original Article) Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore on 29 January Travelling on the Indiana with a squadron that included the schooner Enterprise, he anchored at St John’s Island at pm on 28 January before setting foot on Singapore island the next day.

Nov 21,  · 10 Surprising Facts About Raffles Singapore. Milly Stilinovic Former Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Asia I report on Australian business, news, and Author: Milly Stilinovic.Sir Stamford Raffles (b.

6 Julyoff Port Morant, Jamaica–d. 5 JulyMiddlesex, England), the founder of modern Singapore, was the son of a ship’s master, Captain Benjamin Raffles. Raffles married twice. His first wife was Olivia Mariamne Fancourt née Devenish, whom he married in ; she bore him no children.

After her death inRaffles married Sophia Hull in Arthur J. Raffles is a character created in the s by E. W. Hornung, a brother-in-law to Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Raffles is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Holmes — he is a "gentleman thief," living in the Albany, a prestigious address in London, playing cricket for the Gentlemen of England and.