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A history of modern Singapore 1819-2005

Author: Constance Mary Turnbull; National University of Singapore Press.
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press, © 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats

An essential resource on Singapore's history. Starting with the establishment of the East India Company's trading post in 1819, Turnbull's text is the standard Singapore story all other histories are  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Mary Turnbull; National University of Singapore Press.
ISBN: 9789813251168 9813251166
OCLC Number: 1204359132
Description: XVI, 761 stron ; 20 cm.
Contents: PlateMapsPreface Abbreviations Introduction to the First Edition Introduction 1. The New Settlement, 1819-1826 2. "This Spirited and Splendid Little Colony", 1826-1867 3. High Noon of Empire, 1867-1914 4. "The Clapham Junction of the Eastern Seas", 1914-1941 5. War in the East, 1941-19426. Syonan: Light of the South, 1942-1945 7. The Aftermath of War, 1945-1955 8. The Road to Merdeka, 1955-1965 9. The New Nation, 1965-1990 10. The New Guard, 1990-2005 Notes Further ReadingIndex
Responsibility: C. M. Turnbull.


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