The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: Commemorating 50 Years

Poh Soo Kai; Tan Kok Fang & Hong Lysa

ISBN 10: 967063010X / ISBN 13: 9789670630106
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Operation Coldstore remains the most contentious event in the history of postcolonial Singapore. The authors in this volume have placed on record their own perspective of events. The stirring autobiographical accounts are supplemented by academic contributions that provide contextual depth to the historical events. 542pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: ...
Publication Date: 2013
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Poh Soo Kai Tan Kok Fang and Hong Lysa (eds)
Published by SIRD, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia (2013)
ISBN 10: 967063010X ISBN 13: 9789670630106
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Book Description SIRD, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 2013. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Singapore is almost as equally well known for being an 'economic miracle' as for being a state where dissent has historically been drastically circumscribed. Operation Coldstore was, arguably, one of the more ruthless operations to remove dissenters from circulation on charges of communism and subversion. Subsequently the Government's version of events has rarely been allowed to be challenged. This collection of accounts, a mixture of recollections of the ex-detainees and academic critiques of the Government's version of history, seeks to set the record straight. 542 pages including an index and a comprehensive list of detainees imprisoned in Singapore from 1950 to 2013. Weight: * Post free within Malaysia. Bookseller Inventory # SN231

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