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Stories by Sir Hugh Clifford

Clifford, Hugh Charles Sir

Stories by Sir Hugh Clifford

by Clifford, Hugh Charles Sir

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and introduced by William R. Roff.
SeriesOxford in Asia historical reprints
ContributionsRoff, William R.
The Physical Object
Pagination225p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16356382M

Clifford retired as Professor Emeritus from the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta in Hugh is survived by his wife Joan, daughter Marie Clifford and her husband Rick Laughlin, son John Clifford, granddaughter Jacqueline Clifford and her partner, Jamie Huff, sister Josie Frase and her husband Don, two nieces and. Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, (born March 5, , London--died Dec. 18, , Roehampton, London), British colonial official and governor, especially associated with Malaya, novelist, and essayist.. A descendant of Clifford of the Cabal under Charles II, and a grandson of the 7th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, Hugh Clifford was expected to follow his father, a distinguished general, into the.

Clifford, Sir Hugh. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, First Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth with black lettering and design. Extremities rubbed, head of spine frayed. Dust jacket soiled with chips and tears. Good / good. Item # Price: $ Add to Cart Ask a Question. Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula. First published in and reprinted from the edition of Sir Hugh Charles Clifford () was a British colonial administrator who first arrived in Malaya in aged

About the book: A scarce book by Sir Hugh Clifford with sketches of his life in Malaya between Each chapter is dedicated to life in a particular part of Malaya, such as Kota Bharu in Kelantan, or of the people, such as the life of the Chinese coolies. There are also anecdotes of things like “melatah” and the customs of the Dayaks. Hugh Clifford intended to follow his father Henry Hugh Clifford, a distinguished British Army general, into the military but later decided to join the civil service in the Straits Settlements, with the assistance of his relative Sir Frederick Weld, the then Governor of the Straits Settlements and also the British High Commissioner in Malaya.


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Stories By Sir Hugh Clifford Hardcover – January 1, by Hugh Clifford (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 1 Used from $ The Amazon Book ReviewAuthor: Hugh Clifford.

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford GCMG, GBE was a British colonial administrator and writer. He was born in Roehampton, London, the sixth of the eight children of Major-General Sir Henry Hugh Clifford and his wife Josephine Elizabeth, née Anstice; his grandfather was Hugh Clifford, Stories by Sir Hugh Clifford book Baron Clifford /5.

A collection of stories and essays which clearly shows Sir Hugh Clifford's deep interest in the natives and immigrants of Malaya. He romanticizes their pastoral way of life, their savagery, their courtly intrigues and their primitive simplicity/5.

This early work by Sir Hugh Clifford was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'The. The Were-Tiger was written by the renowned Malayan colonial Sir Hugh Clifford and it was originally published in It is a short story of a village’s experience with a migrant Sumatran trader and a supernatural big cat that occurred in Slim, Pahang.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Hugh Charles Clifford (Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, ) Books from the extended shelves: Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, Address by the governor, Sir Hugh Clifford, President of the Council. ([Lagos, Nigeria, Printed by the Government Printer], ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir.

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford Full view - The Further Side of Silence Page vii - The stories composing this book, with a single exception "The Ghoul', which reaches me at second hand - are all relations of incidents in which I have had a part, or in which the principal actors have been familiarly known to me.

They faithfully reproduce. “A Short History of European Colonialism” is an excerpt from “German Colonies: A Plea for the Native Races”, a book by Hugh Charles Clifford ().

The book was published inat the end of the First World War. In the book Clifford, a London-born British colonial administrator, argues that the former German colonies around the world should be put under the Author: Sir Hugh Charles Clifford.

Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, Title: In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia: Subject: Malay Peninsula -- Description and travel Subject: Malays (Asian people) Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Jan 7. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clifford, Hugh Charles, Sir, Stories.

Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University Press, A descendant of Clifford of the Cabal under Charles II, and a grandson of the 7th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, Hugh Clifford was expected to follow his father, a distinguished general, into the British Army but decided instead to join the civil service of the Protected Malay States, of which a relative, Sir Frederick Weld, was then high commissioner.

Some of the incidents related have come under my personal observation, and for the truth of these I can vouch. For the accuracy of the remaining stories others are responsible, and I can only be held answerable for the framing of the pictures. HUGH CLIFFORD.

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This collection of short adventure stories includes: 1. THE INLET OF PEACH BLOSSOMS by Nathan Parker Willis 2. IN THE PASHA'S GARDEN by H. Dwight 3. THE QUEST OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE by Sir Hugh Clifford 4. LEGEND OF COUNT JULIAN AND HIS FAMILY by Washington Irving 5.

A GOBOTO NIGHT by Jack London 6. THE TWO SAMURAI by Byron E. Author: Nella Braddy. FROM WIKIPEDIA: Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, GCMG, GBE (5 March – 18 December ) was a British colonial administrator. Hugh Clifford intended to follow his father Henry Hugh Clifford, a distinguished British Army general, into the military but later decided to join the civil service in the Straits Settlements, with the assistance of his relative Sir Frederick Weld, the then Governor of Seller Rating: % positive.

of a country and its people. We will discuss Sir Hugh Clifford () and Sir Frank Swettenham (), early British Residentsi in Malaya, to highlight their historical perceptions of Malaya during the colonial period (Figure 1) as evident in their writings.

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Clifford, Hugh () In a corner of Asia; being tales and impressions of men and things in the Malay Peninsula. Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press.

Clifford, Hugh () The Downfall of the Gods. Historical novel about the decline of the Khmer Empire in the 13th century AD. London, John Murray. ReferencesBorn: 5 MarchRoehampton, London.

Resources by Hugh Clifford (25) In a corner of Asia: being tales and impressions of men and things in the Malay Peninsula / Sir Hugh Charles Clifford Clifford, Hugh, Sir, [ Book: ]. Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, GCMG GBE (5 March - 18 December ) was a British colonial administrator.

Joseph Conrad (Polish pronunciation: born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December - 3 August ) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English joined the British.

Clifford was born in Ugbrooke, the son of Hugh Clifford of Chudleigh, Devon, and his wife Mary Chudleigh, daughter of Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Baronet. He was baptised on 4 August at Ugbrooke. He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford in and entered Middle Temple in Missing: Stories.Clifford, Hugh () In a corner of Asia; being tales and impressions of men and things in the Malay Peninsula.

Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press. Clifford, Hugh () Stories by Sir Hugh Clifford. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press.Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, GCMG, GBE (5 March – 18 December ) was a British colonial administrator.

Early life. Clifford was born in Roehampton, London on 5 Marchthe sixth of the eight children of Major-General Sir Henry Hugh Clifford and his wife Josephine Elizabeth, née Anstice; his grandfather was Hugh Clifford, 7th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh.