... could have been adopted, and, in our judgment, the best. He commences with a general view of the Archipelago, discusses lightly the origin and spread of the Malayan race, and passes rapidly over the periods intervening between that remote and problematical... The Indian Archipelago: Its History and Present State - Page xby Horace Stebbing Roscoe St. John - 1853 - 359 pagesFull view
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The British Quarterly Review August and November,1853.VOL.XVIII - 1853
...periods intervening between that remote and problematical era and the arrival of the Portuguese. He then follows the order of time, and describes the...account is given of each important island, or group of islands, as they fall into the current of his "arrative. As the narrative reaches the year 1840,...