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Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak

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Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak - Walker, J. H.
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A reinterpretation of Sarawak history, "Power and Prowess" explores the network of power, economic and ritual relationships that developed on the northwest coast of Borneo in the mid-19th century, from which a coalition led by James Brooke established the state of Sarawak. Where many authors placed Brooke in the context of 19th-century British imperialism, this study perceives him in the context of Bornean cultures and political economies. Brooke emerges from the historical record as a "man of prowess", with the author ...

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Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak 2002, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824825003

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Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak 2002, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781865087115

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