Peranakan Indians of Singapore and Melaka, 1st Edition

  • Eugene P. Odum
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  • ISBN-10: 9812305998
  • ISBN-13: 9789812305992
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 118 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Documents the history, customs, religion and culture of the Peranakan Indians of Singapore and Malacca.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Origin of the Peranakan Indians during the Melaka Sultanate.
2: The Peranakan Indians in Portuguese Melaka.
3: The Peranakan Indians in Dutch Melaka.
4: The Peranakan Indians under British Rule in Melaka and their Migration to Singapore.
5: The Peranakan Indians under Japanese Occupation, 1942–45.
6: The Peranakan Indians Today in Gajah Berang, Melaka.
7: Some Major Saivite Festivals and Ceremonies of the Peranakan Indians.
8: Fertility and Marriage Ceremonies.
9: Funerals.
10: Clothes, Jewellery and Footwear.
11: Peranakan Indian Cuisine.
12: Notes on the Spoken Language of the Peranakan Indians.
13: Some Unique Features of the Peranakan Indians.
14: Some Prominent Peranakan Indians in Singapore.
15: Conclusion.
About the Author.