A history of Singapore, 1819-1988
This book traces the development of Singapore from 1819, when the English East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, until 1985, which ended Singapore's first twenty years as an independent nation. Based on research into government records, newspapers, private papers and secondary works, it provides the first full-scale history of modern Singapore.
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This Spirited and Splendid Little Colony 18261867
High Noon of Empire 18671914
The Clapham Junction of the Eastern Seas 19141941
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