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The Singapore story : memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew.

Author: 李, 光燿, (1923- ) ; Kuan Yew Lee
Publisher: Singapore ; New York : Prentice-Hall, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Singapore Story is the first volume of the memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew, the man who planted this island state firmly on the map of the world." "In intimate detail, Lee recounts the battles against colonialists, communists and communalists that led to Singapore's independence. With consummate political skill, he countered adversaries, sometimes enlisting their help, at others opposing them, in the single-minded

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lee, Kuan Yew, 1923-
Singapore story.
Singapore ; New York : Prentice-Hall, ©1998
Named Person: Kuan Yew Lee; Kuan Yew Lee; Kuan Yew Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 李, 光燿, (1923- ) ; Kuan Yew Lee
ISBN: 0130208035 9780130208033
OCLC Number: 40548696
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 680 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Suddenly, Independence --
2. Growing Up --
3. The Japanese Invaders --
4. After the Liberation --
5. My Cambridge Days --
6. Work, Wedding and Politics --
7. My First Clashes with the Government --
8. Widening the Oxley Road Circle --
9. The World of the Chinese-educated --
10. Enter the PAP --
11. Round One to the Communists --
12. Marshall Accentuates the Crisis --
13. A Fiasco in London --
14. Exit Marshall, Enter Lim Yew Hock --
15. Three-quarters Independent --
16. Flushing Out the Communists --
17. Rendezvous with the Plen --
18. Election 1959 --
We Fight to Win --
19. Taking Charge --
20. Glimpses of Troubles Ahead --
21. Trounced in Hong Lim --
22. The Tunku's Merger Bombshell --
23. Eden Hall Tea Party.


The memoires of a man (Lee Kuan Yew, aka Harry Lee) who transformed Singapore and established a world-wide reputation as an Asian statesman. This book covers the events that led to Singapore's  Read more...


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