British North Borneo


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British North Borneo:

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, state (1991 pop. 1,736,902), 28,417 sq mi (73,600 sq km), Malaysia, N Borneo, on the South China and Sulu seas. It is bordered on the south by Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). The capital is Kota Kinabalu; other significant towns are Sandakan and Victoria.
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, Malaysia.
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59} The sheer size of the area covered by SEMUT--northern and central Sarawak, southwestern British North Borneo, and northeastern Dutch Borneo--was an impressive accomplishment in itself.
Kapitan China was the title given to the local Chinese communal leader by the pre-war British North Borneo administration.
In 1956 Landgraf submitted an "Interim Report to the Government of British North Borneo on Field Work Done in 1954-55," which appeared the same year (1956) as a short 26-page report, printed by the Government Printing Department in Jesselton.
1955 Ethnographic identification in British North Borneo.
In the petition, Simon also states that apart from the six main issues, "there are many other grievances too lengthy to enumerate here not only in your petitioners' district but in nearly every place or village in British North Borneo not trivial or fancied but real bonafide hardships and injustice which the natives suffer and are afraid to complain of not knowing where to go for assistance and also for fear of the consequences of trying to represent matters elsewhere.
Judgement of Civil Suit 7/11: Simon, Si Banjar and Others vs Collector of Land Revenue and the British North Borneo Government, 8 June 1911.
Despite this arrangement, British North Borneo Company transferred Sabah to the British colonial rulers, which paved the way for the inclusion of Sabah to the Federation of Malaysia when the latter gained independence from Britain in 1963.
1929), who had spent five years in North Borneo as a magistrate and District Officer for the British North Borneo Chartered Company just before World War I, wrote the following with regard to the "pagans" (orig.
Finally, the editor makes much of the different raisons d'etre advanced by the British North Borneo Chartered Company and the Brookes to justify their respective rule.
He will be better known to readers of this journal, however, for his role in the chartering of the British North Borneo Company in 1881, a subject covered in chapter four (pp.
British North Borneo and Southern Nigeria: The Colonial Career of Cyril Cameron Pyke.
Photographs of British North Borneo and Sarawak, including mission schools and churches, principal buildings of towns and major settlements, landscapes, diocesan events and portraits of mission staff and native clergy.

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