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Seven Hundred Years : A History of Singapore

Author :  Kwa Chong Guan

Product Details

  • Country Singapore
  • Publisher Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd., Singapore
  • ISBN9789814828109
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2019
  • Bib. Infoviii, 314p. Includes Index ; Bibliography
  • Product Weight1060 gms.
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Product Description

Assessments of Singapore’s history invariably revolve around Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in 1819. Before this date – we’ve been told – “nothing very much appears to have happened in Singapore”. Pre-1819 Singapore was a sleepy, historically insignificant fishing village, little more than the “occasional resort of pirates”.
This ambitious book, co-written by four of Singapore’s foremost historians, offers an assertive re-evaluation of that view. Drawing on a multi-disciplinary range of archival, textual and cartographical records, as well as the latest archaeological discoveries, the authors cast a singular historical trajectory for Singapore over the past seven centuries, animating its history like never before.
Written in a compelling and accessible manner, and richly illustrated with more than 200 artefacts, photographs, maps, art works and ephemera, this volume builds upon the foundations of an earlier book, Singapore: A 700-Year History. Extensively rewritten to incorporate ground-breaking research findings, Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore widens the historical lens and offers a vital new perspective on the story of Singapore.

Content Details

1. Singapore ? History.

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