Russians wrote of old Malay world

Russians wrote of old Malay world. [Newspaper] (2020)


Knowledge about Malays originally came to Russia from Western sources until Russian travellers visited the Malay Peninsula.
Such were the notes of naval officer A.I. Butakov (1816- 1869), who visited Penang and Singapore in 1840 on the Russian frigate Abo. "The wealth of its natural produce," wrote the officer, "may well rank Penang among the richest islands of the world.

Item Type: Newspaper
Keywords: Malay manuscripts, Manuscript, Russian travellers
Taxonomy: By Subject > Information Management > Record Management
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Depositing User: Muhammad Azrul Ayob
Date Deposited: 26 May 2022 05:28
Last Modified: 26 May 2022 05:28
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