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Singapore, Singapura : From Miracle to Complacency.

Author: Nicholas Walton
Publisher: Oxford : C. Hurst and Company (Publishers) Limited, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the ultimate globalized city, its fortune tied firmly to the world economy and vulnerable to the vagaries of global commerce.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Walton, Nicholas.
Singapore, Singapura : From Miracle to Complacency.
Oxford : C. Hurst and Company (Publishers) Limited, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Walton
ISBN: 9781787381605 1787381609
OCLC Number: 1084447906
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Timeline; Maps; 1. The Southern Islands: Swiss Army Knife Country; 2. Tuas Checkpoint: A Few Hundred Metres from Malaysia; 3. The AYE Toll Road: Brand Raffles; 4. Jurong: Inside the Industrial Miracle; 5. Pandan: The Resource-Poor Nation; 6. West Coast Road: Building the New Communities; 7. National University of Singapore: Top of the Class?; 8. NUS Sports Facilities: Schooled by Schooling?; 9. National University Hospital: A New Type of State; 10. One North: Fusionopolis and the Next Economy 11. Kent Ridge Park: When Singapore was Syonan-to12. Hyderabad Road: End of Empire; 13. Southern Ridges Forest Walk: Battling the Jungle, Taming the Past; 14. Masjid Al-Amin: Wrestling with Religion; 15. Kampong Bahru Road: The Malayan Skinhead; 16. Pinnacle@Duxton: The Inequality Challenge in Fifty Storeys; 17. Chinatown: 74.3 Per Cent of the Population; 18. Hong Lim Park: A Very Quiet Speakers' Corner; 19. CBD: "We Are Pragmatists"; 20. Boat Quay: Stepping Out in Singapore; 21. Marina Bay: Instagram City; 22. East Coast Park: The State of Fun; 23. Changi Airport: Geography Changes 24. Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal: Little Red DotNotes; Index

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A portrait of the ultimate globalized city, its fortune tied firmly to the world economy and vulnerable to the vagaries of global commerce.

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