Bibliography: Singapore, 1867-1914

[Note: This bibliography derives directly from A Sense of History: a Select Bibliography on the History of Singapore, the more complete on-line list of materials compiled by The National University of Singapore Library and translated into html by Tim Yap Fuan. I have omitted many items, chiefly undergraduate and graduate theses written at the former University of Malaya and elsewhere, generally obtainable outside the NUS library. Singaporean users should consult the original on-line bibliography. [GPL]

Bogaars, George. "The effect of the opening of the Suez Canal on the trade and development of Singapore." Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 38(1):99-143, 1955. [DS591 RASMJ]

Bogaars, George. The Tanjong Pagar Dock Company, 1864-1905. Singapore: Govt. Print. Off., 1956. (Memoirs of the Raffles Museum; no. 3) Pp. 117-266. [HE560 Sin.B]

Butcher, John G. The British in Malaya, 1880-1941: the social history of a European community in colonial South-East Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1979. 293p. Mainly devoted to the Malay Peninsula but has relevance to Singapore. [DS596.3 But]

Chen, Mong Hock. The early Chinese newspapers of Singapore, 1881-1912. Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1967. 171p. [PN5449.12 Tan]

Cheng, Siok Hwa. "Government legislation for Chinese secret societies in the late 19th century." Asian Studies, 10(2):262-271, 1972. [DS1 AST]

Cheng, U Wen. "Opium in the Straits Settlements, 1867-1910." Journal of Southeast Asian History, 2(1):57-75, 1961. [DS501 JSAH]

Chew, Ernest C. T. "Sir Frank Swettenham and the federation of the Malay states." Modern Asian Studies, 2(1):51-69, 1968. [DS1 MAS]

Chiang, Hai Ding. A history of Straits Settlements foreign trade, 1870-1915. Singapore: National Museum, 1978. 250p. A revision of author's thesis (Ph.D.), Australian National University, 1963. [HF3869 Chi]

Chiang, Hai Ding. "Sino-British mercantile relations in Singapore's entrepot trade, 1870-1915." IN Chen, J. and Tarling, N., eds. Studies in the social history of China and Southeast Asia: essays in memory of Victor Purcell. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1970. Pp. 247-266. [DS774 Che]

Chiang, Hai Ding. "The statistics of the Straits Settlements foreign trade, 1870-1915." Malayan Economic Review, 10(1):73-83, 1965. [HC497.1 MER]

Chin, Yoong Fong. "The Chinese Protectorate in Selangor 1896-1906." Malaysia in History, 15(1):30-42, 1970. [DS591 MH]

Cowan, C. D. Nineteenth-century Malaya: the origins of British political control. London: Oxford University Press, 1961. 286p. [DS596 Cow]

Dennys, N. B. A descriptive dictionary of British Malaya. London: London and China Telegraph, 1894. 423p. [DS592 Den]

Ee, Joyce. "Chinese migration to Singapore, 1896-1941." Journal of Southeast Asian History, 2(1):33-51, 1961. [DS501 JSAS]

Falconer, John. A vision of the past: a history of early photography in Singapore and Malaya: the photographs of G.R. Lambert and Co., 1880-1910. Singapore: Times Editions, 1987. 192p. [DS599.2 Fal]

Galbraith, J. S. "The 'turbulent frontier' as a factor in British expansion." Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2:150-168, 1960. [HM101 CSSH]

Godley, Michael R. "The late Ch'ing courtship of the Chinese in Southeast Asia." Journal of Asian Studies, 34(2):361-385, 1975. [DS1 JAS]

Godley, Michael R. The mandarin-capitalists from Nanyang: overseas Chinese enterprise and the modernization of China, 1893-1911. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1977. 364p. Thesis (Ph.D.) - Brown University, 1973. [HF3869 God]

Huff, W. G. "Bookkeeping, barter, money, credit, and Singapore's international rice trade, 1870-1939." Explorations in Economic History 26(2):161-189, 1989. [HC10 EEH]

Hyde, Francis E. Far Eastern trade, 1860-1914. London: A. and C. Black, 1973. 229p. [HF3768 Eur.H]

Jackson, R. N. "Grasping the nettle: first succeses in the struggle to govern the Chinese in Singapore" Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 40(1):130-139, 1967. [DS591 RASMJ]

Jackson, R. N. Immigrant labour and the development of Malaya, 1786-1920. Kuala Lumpur: Govt. Press, 1961. 162p. [HD8769 Jac]

Jackson, R. N. Pickering: protector of Chinese. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1965. 127p. [DS595.6 Pic.J]

Khoo, Kay Kim. "Malay society, 1874-1920s." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 5(2):179-198, 1974. [DS501 JSAS]

Khoo, Kay Kim. The Western Malay states, 1850-1873: the effects of commercial development on Malay politics. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1972. A revision of the author's thesis (M.A.), University of Malaya, 1967. [DS596.2 Kho]

Kiong, Beng Huat. Educational progress in Singapore, 1870-1902. 1 vol. Academic exercise - Dept. of History, University of Malaya, 1953. [LA1239.2 Kio]

Kratoska, Paul H., ed. Honourable intentions: talks on the British Empire in South-East Asia" delivered at the Royal Colonial Institute, 1874-1928. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1983. 470p. [DS596.3 Hon]

Lee, Edwin. The British as rulers governing multi-racial Singapore 1867-1914. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1991. 314p. [DS599.61]

Lee, Edwin. Singapore 1867-1914: British rule in a multi-racial society. 429p. Thesis (Ph.D.) - Dept. of History, National University of Singapore, 1983. [D1983 19]

Legge, John. "The Colonial Office and Governor Ord." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 29(1):1-7, 1998. [DS501 JSAS]

Leong, Stephen. "The Chinese in Malaya and China's politics 1895-1911." Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 50(2):7-24, 1977. [DS591 RASMJ]

McIntyre, W. David. The Imperial frontier in the tropics, 1865-75: a study of British colonial policy in West Africa, Malaya and the South Pacific in the age of Gladstone and Disraeli. London: Macmillan, 1967. 421p. [JV1017 Maci]

Makepeace, Walter E. and Braddell, Roland St. John and Brooke, G. S., eds. One hundred years of Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991. 2 vols. Reprint. Originally published in London, 1921. [DS599.6 Mak]

Mugliston, G. R. K. "Singapore 1908-1927." British Malaya, 16(2):150-152, 1942; 17(1):175-184, 1942. [DS591 M]

Nelson, W. Evan. "The gold standard in Mauritius and the Straits Settlements between 1850-1914." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 16(1):48-76, 1987. [DA10 JICH]

Ng, Siew Yoong. "The Chinese Protectorate in Singapore, 1877-1900." Journal of Southeast Asian History, 2(1):76-99, 1961. [DS501 JSAS]

Parkinson, C. Northcote. British intervention in Malaya, 1867-1877. Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1960. 384p. [DS596.3 Par]

Png, Poh Seng. "The Straits Chinese in Singapore: a case of local identity and socio-cultural accomodation." Journal of Southeast Asian History, 10(1):95-114, 1969. [DS501 JSAH]

Reith, G. M. Handbook to Singapore. 2nd ed. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1985. Reprint. Originally published in Singapore, 1907. [DS599.2 Rei]

Rimmer, Peter J. "Hackney carriage syces and rikisha pullers in Singapore: a colonial registrar's perspective on the public transport, 1892-1923." IN Rimmer, P. J. and Allen, L. M., eds. The underside of Malaysian history: pullers, prostitutes, plantation workers. Singapore: Singapore University Press for Malaysia Society of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, 1990. Pp. 129-160. [HD8769 Und]

Roff, William R. "The Malayo-Muslim community of Singapore in the late 19th century." Journal of Asian Studies, 24:75-89, 1964. [DS1 JAS]

Roff, William R. The origins of Malay nationalism. Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1967. 297p. [DS596 Rof]

Ross, J. D. Sixty years: life and adventure in the Far East. London: Hutchinson, 1911. 2 vols. [DS508 Ros]

Sadka, E. The protected Malay States, 1874-1895. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 1968. 464p. [DS596.3 Sad]

SarDesai, D. R. British trade and expansion in Southeast Asia, 1830-1914. New Delhi: Allied Publishers, 1977. 302p. Has a chapter on Singapore. [HF3508 Asi.S]

SarDesai, D. R. Trade and empire in Malaya and Singapore, 1869-1874. Athens: Ohio University, Center for International Studies, 1970. 17 leaves. [HD3866.1 Sar]

Sherry, Norman. Conrad's eastern world. London: Cambridge University Press, 1966. 340p. [PR6005 C754*S]

Shimizu, Hiroshi. "Karayuki-san and the Japanese economic advance into British Malaya, 1870-1920" Asian Studies Review, 20(3):107-132, 1997. [DS1 ASR]

Sidhu, Jagjit S. Administration in the Federated Malay States 1896-1920. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1980. 227p. [DS596.3 Jag]

Song, Ong Siang. One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1984. 602p. Reprint. Originally published in London, 1902. A major source on the Singapore Chinese in this period. [DS599.6 Son]

Swettenham, Frank Athelstane. British Malaya. London: Allen and Unwin, 1955. 380p. Reprint. Originally published in London, 1948. [DS596 Swe]

Tan, Anthony Song Chuan. Career of Sir George Maxwell in Malaya, 1891-1926. 63p. Academic exercise - Dept. of History, University of Malaya, 1959. [DS595.6 Max.T]

Thio, Eunice. British policy in the Malay Peninsula, 1880-1910. Vol. 1: The southern and central states. Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1969. A revised and expanded version of the author's thesis (Ph.D.), University of London, 1956. [DS596.3 Thi]

Trocki, Carl A. Opium and empire: Chinese society in colonial Singapore, 1800-1910. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1990. 260p. [HN770.2 Tro]

Wakefield, C. C. Future trade in the Far East. London: Whittaker, 1896. 1 vol. Has a section on Singapore. [HF3766 Wak]

Wang, Gungwu. Sun Yat-sen and Singapore. Journal of the South Seas Society 15(2):55-68, 1959. [DS501 JSAS]

Warren, James Francis. Ah ku and karayuki-san: prostitution in Singapore, 1870-1940. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1993. 433p. [HQ255.12 War]

Warren, James Francis. Rickshaw coolie: a people's history of Singapore 1880-1940. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1986. 391p. [HD8039 Ric.W]

Warren, James Francis. "The Singapore rickshaw pullers: the social organisation of a coolie occupation, 1880-1940." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 16(1):1-15, 1985. [DS501 JSAS]

Warren, James Francis. "Social history and the photograph: glimpses of the Singapore rickshaw coolie in the early 20th century." Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 58(1):29-42, 1985. [DS591 RASMJ]

Wright, Arnold and Cartwright, H. A., eds. Twentieth century impressions of British Malaya: its history, people, commerce, industries, and resources. London: Lloyd's Greater Britain Pub., 1908. 959p. [DS592 Twe]

Wright, Arnold and Reid, Thomas H. The Malay Peninsula: a record of British progress in the Middle East. London: T.F. Unwin, 1912. 360p. [DS592 Wri]

Yen, Ching Hwang. Chinese revolutionary movement in Malaya, (1900-1911). Thesis (Ph.D.) - Australian National University, 1969. 2 vols. Microfilm.

Yen, Ching Hwang. "Ch'ing's sale of honours and Chinese leadership in Singapore and Malaya 1877-1912." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 1(2):20-32, 1970. [DS501 JSAS]

Yen, Ching Hwang. Community and politics: the Chinese in colonial Singapore and Malaysia. Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1995. 348p. A collection of twelve articles previously published in various journals betweeen 1970 and 1993. [DS599.4 Yen]

Yen, Ching Hwang. "The Confucian revival movement in Singapore and Malaysia 1899-1911." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 3(2):33-57, 1976. [DS501 JSAS]

Yen, Ching Hwang. The overseas Chinese and the 1911 revolution: with special reference to Singapore and Malaya. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1976. 439p. Based on thesis (Ph.D.) - Australian National University, 1969. [DS773 Yen]

Yen, Ching Hwang. "Overseas Chinese nationalism in Singapore and Malaya, 1877-1912." Modern Asian Studies, 16(3):397-425, 1982. [DS1 MAS]

Yen, Ching Hwang. A social history of the Chinese in Singapore and Malaya 1800-1911. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1986. 433p. [HN770.2 Yen]

Yeoh, Brenda S. A. "The control of "sacred" space: conflicts over the Chinese burial grounds in colonial Singapore, 1880-1930." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 22(2):282-311, 1991. [DS501 JSAS]

Yeoh, Brenda S. A. "Sexually transmitted diseases in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Singapore." IN Lewis, M.; Bamber, S. and Waugh, M., eds. Sex, disease and society: a comparative study of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. Pp. 177-202. [RA644 Aid.Sx]

Yeoh, Brenda S. A. Municipal control, Asian agency and the urban built-environment in colonial Singapore, 1880-1929. 2 vols. (445p.) Thesis (Ph.D.) - Oxford University, 1991. [G58*BL 8]

Yeoh, Brenda S. A. "Street names in colonial Singapore." Geographical Review, 82(3): 313-322, 1992. [G1 GR]

Yeoh, Brenda S. A. "Urban sanitation, health and water supply in late nineteenth and early twentieth century colonial Singapore." South East Asia Research, 1(2):143-172, 1993. [DS501 SEAR]

Yong, C. F. "Emergence of Chinese community leaders in Singapore 1890-1941." Journal of the South Seas Society 30(1/2):1-18, 1975. [DS501 SSSJ]

Yong, C. F. "Patterns and traditions of loyalty in the Chinese community of Singapore, 1900-1941." New Zealand Journal of History 1970 4(1): 77-87. [DU400 NJH]

Yong, C. F. and McKenna, R. B. "Sir Arthur Young and political control of the Chinese in Malaya and Singapore, 1911-19." Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 57(2):1-30, 1984. [DS591 RASMJ]

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