Straits Settlements become a Crown Colony

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Hong Kong, Singaporean, Malaysian, Myanmar Writing and Culture.

The Straits Settlements (now all, except for Singapore, parts of Malaysia), which had been under the rule of the East India Company, now become a British Crown Colony.
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Editors. "Straits Settlements become a Crown Colony". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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