History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005

History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005

by C.M. Turnbull

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789971693435
Publisher: Nus Press Pte Ltd
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 488
Sales rank: 235,353
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Plates & Maps v

Preface xi

Abbreviations xv

Introduction to the First Edition xvii

Introduction 1

1 The New Settlement, 1819-1826 19

2 "This Spirited and Splendid Little Colony", 1826-1867 53

3 High Noon of Empire, 1867-1914 93

4 "The Clapham Junction of the Eastern Seas", 1914-1941 137

5 War in the East, 1941-1942 169

6 Syonan: Light of the South, 1942-1945 195

7 The Aftermath of War, 1945-1955 225

8 The Road to Merdeka, 1955-1965 259

9 The New Nation, 1965-1990 299

10 The New Guard, 1990-2005 347

Notes 379

Further Reading 403

Index 437

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