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A History of Singapore, 1819-1988 By C.Mary Turnbull

A History of Singapore, 1819-1988
by C.Mary Turnbull

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This edition has been revised and updated to bring the story of Singapore's history up to the 1988 elections. It describes the period after 1975, a time of consolidation and steady progress, during which the Republic was one of the most stable and prosperous countries in Asia.
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A History of Singapore, 1819-1988 by C.Mary Turnbull

The first edition narrated Singapore history up to 1975: this new edition brings the story up to the elections of 1988. The period after 1975 saw consolidation and steady progress, during which the Singapore Republic has been one of the most stable and prosperous countries in Asia. A clearer picture of the nation and its government now emerges, and it is possible to begin to look at Singapore society as a whole.

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Table of Contents


Preface; Plates; Maps; Abbreviations; Introduction to the First Edition; The foundation of the settlement, 1819-1826; 'This spirited and splendid little colony', 1826-1867; High noon of empire, 1867-1914; 'The Clapham Junction of the Eastern seas'. 1914-1941; War in the East, 1941-1942; Syonan: Light of the South, 1942-1945; The aftermath of war, 1945-1955; The road to Merdeka, 1955-1965; The Republic of Singapore, 1965-1988; Bibliography; Index

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GOR004267825
A History of Singapore, 1819-1988 by C.Mary Turnbull
C.Mary Turnbull
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press Australia
1990-09-30
402
0195889436
9780195889437
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