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White Rajah

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Published by Little Brown U.K. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Royalty,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Royalty,
  • KINGS AND RULERS,
  • SARAWAK,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9426870M
    ISBN 100349116733
    ISBN 109780349116730


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White Rajah by Nigel Barley Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a brief, even-handed and witty introduction to this extraordinary man [WHITE RAJAH] is hard to beat― BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE WHITE RAJAH is a unique biography of one of the most fascinating and influential men of the British Empire― GEOGRAPHICAL Fascinating reading― LITERARY REVIEW4/5(18).

In The White Rajah, Tom Williams gives us a dashing figure in James Brooke, a man filled with both flaws and good intentions, showing us the man's character and historical impact through the filter of his (fictional) lover/5(20).

In this book, "The White Rajah", the author bases the characters and plot-line on one of the most fascinating real-life adventurers of the 19th century, James Brooke. InBrooke bought a ship and sailed out to the Malay Archipelago, where by helping to crush a rebellion, he became governor of Sarawak, a province on Borneo.4/5(15).

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The Nylon Pirates, this takes its story fr /5. Nicholas Monsarrat has many fine titles to his name, most famous of which is "The Cruel Sea", which was made into one of the finest British war films. In this book, "The White Rajah", the author bases the characters and plot-line on one of the most fascinating real-life adventurers 4/5(15).

Overall I enjoyed this book, but I wonder if it is because I like information White Rajah book Borneo and the East, having visited Borneo in the mid 60s and re-visited Kuching a couple of time in the last three years. I find Nigel Barley a very readable author (Ive read other books by this author), but White Rajah took me a lot longer than normal to finish/5.

James Brook, the White Rajah, White Rajah book a historical figure. Much of what is in the book is true, though Williams' interpretation of Brook's gay relationship with the narrator is his own story.

The result is an interesting account of a rather unsug fellow, Brook, whose /5. The history of the White Rajahs of Sarawak seems like a boy’s adventure book come to life. Basically, an Englishman with his topsail schooner receives a kingdom to rule as.

Start your review of White Rajah book White Rajahs of Sarawak Nida rated it it was amazing This book is about the romantic island of Borneo, which have enchanted the three Rajahs Brooke namely James, Charles and Vyner. One could feel how special this island has become to the three rajahs throughout their reign of power/5.

The history of the white Rajahs is an important story which deserves to be told - but not by Runciman's error-strewn narration. David rated it liked it /5. In The White Rajah, Tom Williams gives us a dashing figure in James Brooke, a man filled with both flaws and good intentions, showing us the man's character and /5(20).

End of the line: Anthony Brooke, last White Rajah of Sarawak, would lose the territory to the British Crown 'Charles was something of a queer fish,’ his British wife, Margaret, once said. Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (29 April – 11 June ), was a British soldier and adventurer who founded the Raj of Sarawak in ruled as the first White Rajah of Sarawak from until his death in Brooke was born and raised under the Company Raj of the British East India Company in India.

After a few years of education in England, he served in the Bengal Successor: Charles of Sarawak. Although The White Rajah was originally conceived of as a stand-alone novel, it ended up being the first of three books narrated by the fictional John Williamson. When people asked me which books they should read first, I always wanted to say Cawnpore or Back Home, both of which were better reviewed and which, I think, were better books.

InJames Brooke left England for Southeast Asia. By he had founded the dynasty that was to become known as the White Rajahs of Sarawak. In Charles Brooke left England seeking to establish a chain of trading posts throughout Southeast Asia.

Instead, he met and undertook missions for the powerful Sultan of Brunei, successfully pursuing and driving out pirates and rebel forces.

Read the full-text online edition of The White Rajahs: A History of Sarawak from to (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The White Rajahs: A History of Sarawak from The White Rajahs: A History of Sarawak from to RAJAH CHARLES   The White Rajah: The Historical Tale of Rajah James Brooke (The Williamson Papers Book 1)/5(13).

"The White Rajah" is an engaging adventure book, it keeps you turning the page by a gripping tale of daring-do with a sprinkling of treachery, love and battle thrown in/5(30). Based on the true story of James Brooke, the first White Rajah of Sarawak, this tale of adventure and love is set against the background of a jungle world of extraordinary beauty and savagery.3/5(2).

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Little, Brown Book Group. The White Rajah is a fun read, if you can turn off any sensitivities you have developed on issues of race and, still more, sex. If you are left wondering about the historical White Rajahs--the Brookes of Sarawak--we can only hope for a readable version of their story/5(10).

The White Rajah. Written by Tom Williams Review by Alan Cassady-Bishop. James Brooke, late of the East India Company, was an adventurer in its truest sense. Inhe purchased a schooner and sailed to Sarawak in Borneo.

White Rajah. Title: White Rajah. Authors: Barley, Nigel. Product Category: Books. Binding: Paperback. Condition: Good.

List Price (MSRP): About Turning Seller Rating: % positive. "White Rajah: A Dynastic Intrigue" by Cassandra Pybus I recently discovered this book, and bought it online.

It turned out to be one of the best descriptions of the period Sir Charles Brooke spent in Sarawak. It delved into his relations with his uncle Sir James Brooke.

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Book Cover Image (jpg): The White Rajah. eBook The White Rajah. By Tom Williams. eBook. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today. Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & ed on: J The White Rajah by Monsarrat, Nicholas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Set in Sarawak, Malaysia and northern Canada, this historical saga tells of conflict and betrayal among the Brooke family, known as the White Rajahs of Sarawak.

The author's other books include 'Community of Thieves' and 'Gross Moral Turpitude' which won the Colin Roderick Award.

WHITE RAJAH is a unique biography of one of the most fascinating and influential men of the British Empire * GEOGRAPHICAL * As a brief, even-handed and witty introduction to. WHITE RAJAH is a unique biography of one of the most fascinating and influential men of the British Empire— GEOGRAPHICAL Fascinating reading— LITERARY REVIEW.

From the Publisher. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Little, Brown and Company. With White Rajah Flynn was aiming highland his sentiments in the letter to Jack Warner are correct. It could have made for an outstanding motion picture and been a feather in Flynn’s cap.

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Get this from a library. White rajah. [Nigel Barley] -- An "eminent" Victorian, Sir James Brooke's career began in when he made war on a party of Dayaks in Brunei and eventually found himself ruling an area the size of England.

This historical. Since young, the White Rajah had always been Ririya’s pride. It was to the point that her father, the White Rajah, was the greatest person alive in her heart. “Follow our initial plan.

The four of you restrain the Tyrian Rhino King. As for the White Rajah, I’ll deal with him myself!”. The book follows this fabulous career with fond admiration, showing how Brooke brought a degree of peace and unity to the land. It continues with the career of his stern nephew, Rajah Charles, and of Charles' son, Rajah Vyner, who brought the dynasty to a close by.

The White Rajah ; Table of Contents ; BOOK ONE The Heir: ; BOOK TWO The Pirate: ; BOOK THREE The White Rajah: Responsibility: Nicholas Monsarrat. More information: Cover image; Abstract: The breathtaking island of Makassang, in the Java Sea, is the setting for this tremendous historical novel.

It is a place both splendid and. Sir James Brooke was an extraordinary 'eminent' Victorian, whose life was the stuff of curious career began in when he was caught up in a war in Brunei which had started because a party of local Dayaks had refused to furl their umbrellas in the presence of the Sultan.

Brooke was an opportunist who, with the Sultan's backing, made war on the Dayaks tribespeople and eventually 5/5(1). Get this from a library. The white rajah. [Nicholas Monsarrat] -- Shipwrecked in the Java seas, an English buccaneer fights for the hand of the Rajah's daughter.

Twilight of the White Rajahs recounts in fascinating detail the lives of the chief actors during this period. Twilight of the White Rajahs continues the saga of Golden Dreams of Borneo as the tough pioneering spirit of the 19th century gives way to the more sophisticated politics of the : Xlibris AU.

The White Rajah is the story of a man, fighting for his life, who must choose between his beliefs and the chance of victory. Based on a true story, Brooke’s battle is a tale of adventure set against the background of a jungle world of extraordinary beauty and terrible savagery.

Told through the eyes of the man who loves him and shares his 4/5(19). Directed by Michael Haussman. With Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ralph Ineson, Dominic Monaghan, Hannah New. The epic tale of Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting - only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.

The Borneo Post reported that The White Rajah is set to begin shooting this week and will reportedly be shot entirely in Sarawak. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rhys Meyers - who starred as King Henry VIII in The Tudors as well as having appeared in Mission: Impossible III and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones - will also perform parts of the movie in Malay, Dayak, and Arabic.

Read "The White Rajah" by Nicholas Monsarrat available from Rakuten Kobo. The breathtaking island of Makassang, in the Java Sea, is the setting for /5.