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2 edition of Borneo story found in the catalog.

Borneo story

Longhurst, Henry

Borneo story

the history of the first 100 years of trading in the Far East by the Borneo Company Limited.

by Longhurst, Henry

  • 338 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Newman Neame in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sarawak,
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Borneo Company Limited.,
    • Sarawak -- Commerce.,
    • Southeast Asia -- Commerce.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3766 .L6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p.
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6212708M
      LC Control Number56046424
      OCLC/WorldCa4156658

      World Within, A Borneo Story by Harrisson, Tom Edition: 1st edition Book condition: Nice Copy Book Description. Wendy Law Suart wrote in her book on North Borneo, The Lingering Eye, "there is in the Sabah State Museum a Dutch map of Borneo and the Celebes dated in which the settlement where Jesselton was to stand is clearly labelled Api Api. It may have some connection with the seaside tree with breathing roots that bears the same name".Country: Malaysia.

        Published on May 6, This whiteboard animation video about systems thinking tells a story of cats in Borneo (a.k.a. Operation Cat Drop parachuting . The first book is Monsters, Dragons and Fairies: Myths and Legends from Borneo and Brunei which will be published by myself. The second book is Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah: Fulfilling the Maqasid Al-Shariah which will be published by a finance institution, whom at the moment I cannot : BRUNEI Resources.

      This book not only contains his account of how Borneo was before the white man's arrival but also his wartime exploits on the island. New Paperback Reprint. Originally published in pages with an index, maps, black and white plates and line drawings. A map of the island of Borneo showing the Malaysian states of Sarawak and North Borneo (currently Sabah) and the location of the village of Bario. Harrisson, World Within: A Borneo Story(London: Cresset Press, ). Used with permission from Oxford University Press (China) by: 8.


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Borneo Story book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(2). Borneo Story Paperback – January 1, by James Albany (Author)Author: James Albany. The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure by Carl Hoffman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Borneo Story - AbeBooks Passion for books.

“Compelling and haunting, a story of lofty ideals and base desires, a deeply personal story written by a man who loves Borneo and who struggles to understand the forces that threaten to tear it apart.” (Booklist (starred review))/5(50).

Books Borneo story book in Borneo: [The Awakening, Fantasy, Flashman's Lady, Into the Heart of Borneo, Almayer's Folly, The Two Sisters of Borneo, The Daw. The stories involve ghosts and demons of Borneo which originated long ago with the native peoples, e.g.

the Iban and Dayaks (and others), prior to the introduction of Islam to Borneo, though many Malay people have This is a short book consisting of 27 'true' ghost stories from Brunei, as well as information about the author and his other books/5.

This is a fascinating collection of six stories set in Borneo, selected and introduced by G. de Freitas. Some of Maugham's best tales such as "The Yellow Streak", "The Outstation", "Before the Party", "Flotsam and Jetsam", "Neil MacAdam" and "Virtue" are included in this volume/5.

Borneo History Retaining and fair use of Borneo's historical writings as Cultural Heritage secured from public domain and from copyright owner for further educational purposes. Credit will be given to the source of site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been authorized Borneo story book the copyright : Borneo History.

For the best books on Borneo Find Your Book. New Additions. Blood Brothers – Sabah and Australia Blood Brothers not only traces the story of Sabah from humble beginnings in to a thriving outpost of the British Empire by ; it also follows in the footsteps of ordinary Sabahans who, far from remaining passive in the face.

This book, the first he has written in 16 years, tells the story of Borneo’s remarkable interior as it was before the white man came, living remote, vivid & often violent; then of those strange & stirring events which followed upon the sudden rain of parachutists from out of the equatorial sky.5/5(2).

Borneo (/ ˈ b ɔːr n i oʊ /; Malay: Pulau Borneo, Indonesian: Kalimantan) is the third-largest island in the world and the largest in Asia. At the geographic centre of Maritime Southeast Asia, in relation to major Indonesian islands, it is located north of Java, west of Sulawesi, and east of Sumatra.

The island is politically divided among three countries: Malaysia and Brunei in the north Archipelago: Greater Sunda Islands. Sam Lightner, Jr.'s book All Elevations Unknown: An Adventure in the Heart of Borneo (Broadway, ), tells Harrisson's World War II story in chapters that alternate with Lightner's account of his own climb of Batu Lawi in the Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak.

Publications. Both describe the authors' ill-conceived journeys into Borneo's wilderness, with the primary goal being an adventure through untamed nature and non-Western cultures. The O'Hanlon book is funnier and more whimsical, but I learned more about the people and culture from Hansen's by: 8.

Written by a prime photographer who has accompanied Galdikas through Borneo's rainforests, this first entry in the Great Naturalist series introduces the famed primatologist and her passion.

With Diane Fossey and Jane Goodall Galdikas completes the primate research triangle whose participants were mentored by the late Louis Leakey/5(9). As the local government have announced a restrictive movement order under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Disease Act and the Police Actour office will be closed from 18th March to 14th April to comply with the order that has been issued to all businesses in the private sector.

Our Books, Our Stories Our story has always been about individuals coming together to realise a common vision of taking back the narrative of Borneo.

It means that apart from our online platform, we will need to demonstrate our exploration in featuring Borneo art content through a more tangible format.

This book, the first he has written in sixteen years, tells the story of Borneo's remarkable interior as it was before the white man came, living remote, vivid and often violent; then of those strange and stirring events which followed upon the sudden rain of parachutists from out of the equatorial sky.

Bruno Manser (25 August – 10 March ) was a Swiss environmental tohe stayed with the Penan tribe in Sarawak, Malaysia, organising several blockades against timber he emerged from the forests inhe engaged in public activism for rainforest preservation and the human rights of indigenous peoples, especially the Penan, which brought him Born: 25 AugustBasel, Switzerland.

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The story of a journey to the center of Borneo, which no expedition had attempted since O'Hanlon, accompanied by friend and poet James Fenton and three native guides brings wit and humor to a dangerous journey.3/5(4).

The story of the beads of Borneo is no exception. For many cultures, they were a currency, or perhaps a sign of faith, a symbol of wealth or a family heirloom to be treasured for future generations. Whatever the purpose, the one consistency is that they are always a way of expression.

The Last Wild Men of Borneo is the product of Hoffman’s extensive travels to the region, guided by Penan through jungle paths traveled by Bruno and by Palmieri himself up rivers to remote villages.

Hoffman also draws on exclusive interviews with Manser’s family and colleagues, and rare access to his letters and journals. Two Westerners in search of art and ad ven ture in Borneo. a former contributing editor of Book World, writes frequently on the environment. His is quite a story — exciting, funny and.