The Resource The scripting of a national history : Singapore and its pasts, Hong Lysa and Huang Jianli

The scripting of a national history : Singapore and its pasts, Hong Lysa and Huang Jianli

Label
The scripting of a national history : Singapore and its pasts
Title
The scripting of a national history
Title remainder
Singapore and its pasts
Statement of responsibility
Hong Lysa and Huang Jianli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Singapore and its Pasts studies the constructed nature of the history endorsed by the state, blurring the distinction between what happened in the past, and how that past is made to be understood. The People's Action Party (PAP) government's unbroken mandate to rule has come in no small part from how it explains its lineage and record to the electorate
Is part of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
959.570072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS610.34
LC item number
.H66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The scripting of a national history : Singapore and its pasts, Hong Lysa and Huang Jianli
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-291) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; List of Photographs; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Beginning of History; PART I. Scripture; 1. New Testament: Singapore and Its Tensed Pasts; 2. Aptheosis: The Lee Kuan Yew Story as Singapore's History; 3. Sermon: Rajaratnam and Devan Nair as High Priests; 4. Liturgy: Telling Singapore's Past through Oral History; PART II. Singapore's Chinese Dilemma; 5. Political Vanguard: PAP Leaders of the Chinese-Speaking Community; 6. Language Fault Lines: The Wang Gungwu Report on Nanyang University
Control code
ocn650509141
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 300 pages, [7] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888052943
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b28084457
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650509141
  • acaebk9888052942
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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