The Resource Singapore : the unexpected nation

Singapore : the unexpected nation

Label
Singapore : the unexpected nation
Title
Singapore
Title remainder
the unexpected nation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book deals with Singapore's transition from a British Crown Colony to a state in the Federation of Malaysia, and expulsion from the Federation to become a separate independent nation. For the leaders of Singapore's PAP Government, Malaysia was a traumatic experience. Yet, but for it, they might never have found the resolve and the secret of building this extraordinary nation, this nation based on Singapore alone that they and an entire generation had once believed an impossibility
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
320.95957
Index
index present
LC call number
DS610.4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
History of nation-building series
Label
Singapore : the unexpected nation
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 667-674) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings: From Temasek to Singapore -- Race, history and nationalism -- Contestants and contesting visions -- The accidental chief minister -- The terminal chief minister -- The embattled prime minister -- Merger: contesting ownership and principles -- Terms of disendearment -- Dare to be equal -- The way to survive -- National service: the price of independence -- Politics of education -- Home ownership, national stability and the new middle classes -- University and nation -- Toh's nation-building thrust -- Nantah: between community and nation -- Self-renewal: talents for a tough act -- The consensual prime minister -- Confucianism, Christianity, Chineseness -- Singapore dreams, Singapore dilemmas -- The hyphenated Singaporean -- The unexpected nation
Control code
ocn751689444
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 730 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812307972
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2403308x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)751689444
  • iseas9812307966

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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