The Singapore river : a social history, 1819-2002 (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The Singapore river : a social history, 1819-2002

Author: Stephen Dobbs
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press, [2016]
Series: Singapore, studies in society & history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blending social history, geography, economic history and urban studies, Stephen Dobbs sets out the history of the Singapore River and of the people who made it their home and workplace. This text should be of interest to anyone wishing to understand Singapore's many transformations during the past two centuries.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Dobbs
ISBN: 9789814722254 9814722251
OCLC Number: 951230174
Description: ix, 200 pages, 33 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Title: Singapore, studies in society & history.
Responsibility: Stephen Dobbs.

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The transformation of the Singapore River symbolizes the city-state's efforts to remake itself for the 21st century. Stephen Dobbs sets out the history of this waterway, and of the people who made it  Read more...

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