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References: Orang Asli bibliography 2001 (6): Begbie to Bellwood

Updated: Aug 29, 2023

From: Lye Tuck-Po, ed. 2001. Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia: A Comprehensive and Annotated Bibliography, Cseas Research Report Series No. 88. Kyoto: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.References 101–105

101. BEGBIE, P. J. 1834. The Malayan Peninsula embracing its history, manners, and customs of the inhabitants, politics, natural history &c. from its earliest records. Madras: Vepery Mission Press — an old and painstaking and (for his time) fairly accurate authority on the Peninsula; can be considered the first English-language history of the Peninsula. Includes description of silent trade [#Skagden; Khoo, introducing #952]. Reprinted 1967 (Kuala Lumpur: OUP).
102. BELLAMY, G. C. 1886. The Sakais of Selangor, Kuala Langat. Government report reprinted in Sel. J. 3(14): 223–230 (1895) — on Besisi; passages discussed in #Skagden vol. 1: 535–536.
103. BELLWOOD, Peter. 1985. Prehistory of the Indo-Malaysian archipelago. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press — provides an admirably clear statement of the place of Orang Asli in Malaysian archaeology. The page-references list some twenty separate mentions of Orang Asli-related topics [GB #1677]. Rev. ed. 1997.
104. ——.1990. “From Late Pleistocene to Early Holocene in Sundaland”. Pp. 255–263 in The world at 18,000 BP, vol. 2. Ed. C. Gamble and O. Soffer. London: Unwin — synthesis and review of prehistory; includes discussion of Orang Asli. Subsequently updated and incorporated into the second edition of #103.
105. ——. 1993. Cultural and biological differentiation in Peninsular Malaysia: The last 10,000 years. Asian Perspectives32: 37–60. [see notes for #104]

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