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Imperial Belvederes

The Hill Stations of Malaya

Imperial Belvederes( )
Author: Aiken, S. Robert
Series title:Images of Asia Ser.
ISBN:978-967-65-3037-0
Publication Date:Apr 1994
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Hill stations owed their origin, early development, and widespread distribution to colonialism. Sometimes called `change-of-air stations' or `sanatoria', they were specialized highland outposts of colonial settlement that initially served as health and recreation centres for civil servants,planters, miners, and other expatriate Europeans, or as strategic bases and cantonments. Generally small and isolated, always defiantly out of place, they were insular little worlds that symbolized...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Asia / Southeast
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.44 x 8 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.704 Pounds



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