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White Rajah, A Biography of Sir James Brooke
by Nigel Barley
- 262 PAGES
An anthropologist, Barley conveys the romance, ambition and opportunism of Sir James Brooke, the 19th-century Rajah of Sarawak and founder of the Borneo Company. Ruled by the Brooke family until Vyner Brooke ceded Sarawak to the Colonial Office after WWII, Sarawak was run as a monarchy.