ROBEQUAIN, Charles. Geographies for Advanced Study
Title: Malaya, Indonesia, Borneo, and the Philippines : A Geographical, Economic, and Political Description of Malaya, the East Indies, and the Philipines.
Publisher:  Longmans, London, 1957,
Seller ID: 104739
ROBEQUAIN, Charles. Malaya, Indonesia, Borneo, and the Philippines : A Geographical, Economic, and Political Description of Malaya, the East Indies, and the Philipines. Translated from the French by E.D. Laborde. Issued in co-operation with the International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations. (London) : Longmans, (1959). Second Editiom, Second Printing. Pp (4)[v]-xi,(1),1-466,(2). Many maps, diagrams, drawing in text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. In the Geographies for Advanced Study series. Contents : Part I. General Features. 1. Discovery and Partition. 2. Land and Sea. 3. Climate. 4. Vegetation and Fauna. 5. The Peoples and their Civilisation. 6. Distribution of Population ; Modes of Life. Part II.The Regions. 7. Malaya. 8. Sumatra. 9. Java. 10. Borneo. 11. Celebes. 12. Eastern Indonesia. 13. The Philippines. Part III. Colonial Expansion and Its Effects on the Economic System. 14. Population and Exports. 15. The Region Opened to World Trade. 16. Economic Systems. 17. Plantations and Scientific Agriculture. 18. Development of Peasant Agriculture. 19. The Problem of Industrialisation. Part IV. Colonmial Achievement. 20. Social and Cultural Achievements. 21. Medical Attention and Hygiene. 22. Christian Missions. 23. Education. 24. Political Development. Postscript. Occasional pencilling, else very good, with bright spine gilt. 25.00