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A Russian in Malaya

Govor, Elena; Manickam, Sandra Khor


This article presents a critical overview of the newly translated diary of Russian anthropologist Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay's expedition to the Malay Peninsula (November 1874 - October 1875) to study its indigenous peoples, today known as Orang Asli. A scholar who was at the forefront of modern anthropological practice, Maclay spent long periods of time in the field and his expeditions to New Guinea, Australia and Melanesia are well known in the history of anthropology. However, his travels in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Indonesia and the Malay World
DOI: 10.1080/13639811.2014.911503


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