HISTORY OF TELUK ANSON TOWN IN THE STATE OF PERAK, MALAYSIA, 1882 - 1957


Dr.Khairi Ariffin PhD, Dr.Ganesan Shanmugavelu PhD, Dr.Mohd.Hairy Ibrahim PhD, Dr.Ishak Saat PhD, Mohd.Kamal Kamaruddin, Dr.Sahul Hamid Mohamad Maidin PhD, Dr.Mohamed Jefferi Haji Mat Lazim PhD
SENIOR LECTURER, INSTITUTE OF TEACHER EDUCATION IPOH CAMPUS, MALAYSIA
Abstract
The writing of this study is about the town of Teluk Anson in the state of Perak, Malaysia, during the British colonial era. The opening of the Teluk Anson town has been a factor in the development of economic activities in Teluk Anson especially with the existence of the Teluk Anson port which is the focus of merchant ships from within and outside Perak. The availability of road and rail links has made Teluk Anson the focus of the arrival of various communities to contribute to the economic boom in Teluk Anson. This study uses a qualitative method that emphasizes on the analysis of primary and secondary documents obtained from the National Archives of Malaysia and public universities in Malaysia. The findings of the study indicate that the rapid progress and development of the Teluk Anson town under the British colonial administration has driven the Teluk Anson urbanization process by providing various infrastructure facilities for the Teluk Anson community. The construction of a medium of communication through roads, railways, and the opening of a port made Teluk Anson an important economic destination for European investors and local traders. In conclusion, the city of Teluk Anson is a very important city in developing economic activities and one of the centers of British colonial administration in the state of Perak.
Keywords: Teluk Anson, Municipilaty, British Colonial, Port, Infrastructure
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

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Published on : 2021-09-30

Vol : 7
Issue : 9
Month : September
Year : 2021
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