National Day Rally Speeches: 50 Years of Nationhood in Singapore (1966-2015)

  • National Archives of Singapore
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  • ISBN-10: 9814763934
  • ISBN-13: 9789814763936
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 0 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book presents a collection of 50 National Day Rally speeches made between 1966 and 2015 by Singapore’s Prime Ministers Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Mr Goh Chok Tong and Mr Lee Hsien Loong. This is the first time that these speeches have been published in one book. It is an excellent resource for researchers and academics as well as anyone who seeks a better understanding of Singapore’s nation-building journey and insights into how the country has evolved into what it is today.

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National Archives of Singapore

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