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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
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While Singapore today is known for having a strong hand of law and order, the island nation was home to vices like prostitution, rampant drug use, and pirate activity in the 1800s and early 1900s. After more than a century of colonialism, Singapore has evolved into the seventh richest country in the world.About the Author:
Jean E. Abshire is associate professor of political science and international studies and head of the Department of Political Science at Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN.
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