eBook History Of Singapore, 1st Edition

  • Jean Abshire
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  • ISBN-10: 031337743X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313377433
  • DDC: 959.57
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 179 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Singapore is a dominant player in the global economy, serving both as an essential business hub for international finance and home to some of the world’s important ports. This book offers an examination of Singapore using a theme of globalization to explain how the country’s worldwide interactions have resulted in an ethnically diverse society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Timeline of Major Events.
2: A Globalized City-State.
3: Pre-Colonial Singapore: Temasek, Dragon's Tooth Gate, and Singapura, 100–1819.
4: The Establishment of Colonial Singapore: 1819–1867.
5: A Crown Colony: 1867–1942.
6: Fortress Singapore to Syonan-to: World War II.
7: The Rough Road to Independence: 1945–1963.
8: From Third World to First World: Since 1965.
9: Notable People in the History of Singapore.
Bibliographic Essay.
About the Author.
Other Titles in the Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations.