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Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945 : diaspora in the colonial port city

Author: Rajesh Rai
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Indians in Singapore, 1819 -1945 is the first comprehensive study of the Indian diaspora in colonial Singapore. The book provides a meticulous historical account of the formation of the diaspora in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rajesh Rai
ISBN: 9780198099291 0198099290
OCLC Number: 893309604
Description: xxix, 325 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: PART ONE: PIONEERS AT THE FRONTIER - 1819-1867; PART TWO: DIASPORIC TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE AGE OF MASS MIGRATION - 1867-1941; PART THREE: THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION & THE INDIAN NATIONAL ARMY
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I found Rai's book incisive, informative and analytical. It whets the appetite for a sequel, from 1945 to the present. * David Reeve, Asian Studies Review *

 
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