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The History of Singapore, Hardback Book


This book overviews Singapore's fascinating history from the precolonial era to the present, examining this wealthy island nation from economic, political, cultural, and social perspectives. * Documents the contributions of nearly two dozen pivotal figures that helped shape Singapore through brief biographical sketches of each individual* Provides a chronology of major events and developments in Singapore's history* Contains maps of Singapore and Southeast Asia* Includes a bibliographic essay that suggests further reading on topics ranging from military history, World War II, an ethnic neighborhood study, and regional context* An index assists readers in quickly referencing key persons, locations, events, and concepts


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 179 pages, 3 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780313377426



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