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Sarawakiana Talk : History of Sarawak before 1840

Start Date
21 Feb 2020
End Date
22 Feb 2020
2:30pm - 5:00pm
Special Collection Room, Pustaka Negeri Sarawak
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Curious to know about Sarawak before 1840? We are excited to announce that Sarawakiana Talk : History of Sarawak before 1840 by Mr. Tom McLaughlin, Author of "Sarawak River Valley:Early Times to 1840." will be held on:- Date : Friday, 21st February, 2020 Time : 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm Venue : Special Collection Room, Level 1, Pustaka Negeri, Sarawak Together, Tom and Suriani (wife) spent over 7 years researching and writing their new book "Sarawak River Valley: Early Times to 1840." Their talk will include the 15 new rulers of Santubong, the formation of Kuching and Lidah Tanah and the wars between Brunei and Sarawak. They will discuss how the Iban, Malays, Chinese, and Bidayuh all blended together to form the nation of Sarawak. Come and join us to learn more on History of Sarawak! The admission is FREE! For further enquiry, kindly contact Dayang Nur Syima Awang Adrus / Aidashermilla binti Hashim at 082-440488 (ext.. 106 / 221), or email cmasyima@sarawak.gov.my / aidasheh@sarawak.gov.my

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