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The Rattans of Sarawak

John Dransfield

The Rattans of Sarawak

by John Dransfield

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Published by Lubrecht & Cramer, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8473098M
    ISBN 100947643419
    ISBN 109780947643416

    Spenser St. John includes in his book a long and interesting account of a journey to the head-waters of the Limbang river (at that time under Brunei jurisdiction). Odoardo Beccari, one of great botanical explorers of the nineteenth century, spent over two years in Sarawak, and eventually published one of the best. Buy The White Rajahs of Sarawak New edition by Payne, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

      The latest book from prolific Borneo based botanist Anthony Lamb is likely to be one of his most popular. The subjects are species of edible fruits that grow wild in Borneo's forests. Lamb estimates that of plants native to Borneo at least species are edible and eaten by locals. Thus. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Sarawak, Malaysia on Tripadvisor: traveller reviews and photos of Sarawak tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in .

    Western Sarawak offers a dazzling array of natural sights and indigenous cultures, including a number of accessible longhouses, sandy beaches and rainforests, as well as the chance to see rainforest inhabitants – including proboscis monkeys and orangutans – up close. Much of the region can be. A History of Sarawak Under Its Two White Rajahs, (Hardback or Cased Book) Baring-Gould, S. (Sabine) Published by Scholar Select 8/13/ ().


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Rattan (from the Malay rotan) is the name for roughly species of old world climbing palms belonging to subfamily Calamoideae (from the Greek 'kálamos' = reed). Rattan is also known as manila, or malacca, named after the ports of shipment Manila The Rattans of Sarawak book Malacca City, and as manau (from the Malay rotan manau, the trade name for Calamus manan canes in Southeast Asia).

The White Rajahs of Sarawak book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Robert Payne tells the story of the Brooke dynasty, Jame /5. Sarawak (/ s ə ˈ r ɑː w ɒ k /; Malay:) is a state of largest among the 13 states, with an area almost equal to that of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak is located in northwest Borneo Island, and is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah to the northeast, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) to the south, and Brunei in the north.

The capital city, Kuching, Country: Malaysia. Unfortunately, since the book covers the lives of all three white rajahs (they ruled altogether for almost exactly years), it lack's sufficient detail of the lives of each of its three subjects. But overall: well-done and by: Sarawak, also known as 'The Land of Hornbills' is situated northwest on the wild island of Borneo.

Strong primeval forces and tribal traditions still resonates in every corner of Sarawak, from longhouses to the majestic highlands, from nostalgic city alley-ways to vibrant rivers that runs through the lavish splurge of rainforest canopies, it is a refuge for wildlife and home to 27.

out of 5 stars Nice Pictorial book Reviewed in the United States on November 4, The story of the Brooke Dynasty comprising James, Charles, Vyner and their families is told in this nicely illustrated book by Bob Reece, who is well-known /5(2).

The dynasty of The White Rajahs of Sarawak began infollowing the 'gift' of Sarawak from the Sultan of Brunei to the Englishman James Brooke. James, the charismatic founder; Charles, the astute administrator; and Vyner, the irresponsible hedonist, are the principal players in this incredible family saga/5.

A Manual of the Rattans of the Malay Peninsula. Forest Department, Ministry of Primary Industries, Malaysia, - Botany - pages.

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Contents. Page - A man then takes the loop up the steps, places his foot in it, and swings off from the top of the ladder, holding by his hands to the rattan.

On its returning, another man jumps from the ladder on the swing, sometimes two at a time; and this goes on time after time, until there are as many as ten or twelve swinging together, clinging on by each other's arms or legs.

THE GUIDE TO SARAWAK BOOK “Essential Information for Business and Pleasure in the Heart of South-East Asia” For sale at RM per copy.

Buy 2 copies at RM each. Price excludes postage outside Sarawak. Download the Purchase Form here to. Phylogeny. Studies on the phylogeny of rattans and other members of the Calamoideae using molecular and morphological datasets have been carried out at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew by Bill Baker and J.

Dransfield and produced results of particular significance in understanding the evolution of rattans (Baker et al., a, b).The results seem to indicate that the large. The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo: Based Chiefly on the Mss.

of the Late H. Low, Sarawak Government Service, Volume 1 (Hardback or Cased Book) by Roth, Henry Ling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at World Checklist of Bamboos and Rattans Maria S.

V orontsova is a Research Leader at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, studying the taxonomy and evolution of. This book contains remarks made from the author’s notes collected during a residence of about thirty months in Sarawak, and the west coast of Borneo.

The initial focus of the visit (the collection of plants and seeds,) led him more into the country, and amongst the tribes of aborigines, than any other Englishman who has yet visited the shores Cited by: The book also analyses the social and environmental impact of logging activities, and provides suggestions of what can be done to resolve the natives's problems.

The book is essential reading for those interested in Sarawak, and its natives, the fate of the tropical forests and the rights of indigenous peoples in the Third World.

Finally, Chapter 16 gives an overall conclusion on the book of rattans. This handbook is written to provide first-hand information to the public, and the would-be investors in rattans cultivation. The Raj of Sarawak, also State of Sarawak, was an independent state, and later a British protectorate, located in the northwestern part of the island of was established as an independent state from a series of land concessions acquired by an Englishman, James Brooke, from the Sultanate of k received recognition as an independent state from the Capital: Kuching.

The interactive identification and information retrieval on the Philippine rattans presented in this paper was a product of the integration of the secondary data from the bibliographical information by authors who are experts in rattans, actual field surveys and observations, and detailed examination of the herbarium specimens.

Sarawak has a hot and humid climate, with temperatures generally between 27°C and 34°C. It's cooler up in the hills, especially in the Kelabit Highlands. The heaviest rainfall occurs with the northeast monsoon from November to February, though it rains throughout the year.

Commenting on the state of trade forthe Sarawak Treasurer remarked specifically on the increase in rattans, due in part he thought to an improved exchange rate, but also to "greater activity on the part of Dyak collectors who have been particularly busy in the Baram and other northern districts" (SG 1 May ).The Project Gutenberg eBook, A History of Sarawak under Its Two White Rajahsby S.

(Sabine) Baring-Gould and C. A. Bampfylde. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world .The Rising Moon: Political Change in Sarawak by Michael Leigh: Sarawak by Hedda Morrison: Sarawak: notes during a residence in that country with H.H.

the Rajah Brooke: Sarawak Crafts (Images of Asia) by Heidi Munan: Sarawak Stories (Malaysia Heritage Series, Bidayuh and Melanau Tales) by Munan Heidi: Stars Over Sarawak by Anne Hampson.