The History of Singapore

The History of Singapore

Jean E. Abshire

Book - 2011
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This book overviews Singapore's fascinating history from the precolonial era to the present, examining this wealthy island nation from economic, political, cultural, and social perspectives.

* Documents the contributions of nearly two dozen pivotal figures that helped shape Singapore through brief biographical sketches of each individual

* Provides a chronology of major events and developments in Singapore's history

* Contains maps of Singapore and Southeast Asia

* Includes a bibliographic essay that suggests further reading on topics ranging from military history, World War II, an ethnic neighborhood study, and regional context

* An index assists readers in quickly referencing key persons, locations, events, and concepts

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2011.
ISBN: 9780313377426
Characteristics: xvi, 179 p. : maps ; 24 cm.


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