Singapore: The Unexpected Nation
- About the Author
In 2015, Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence. This book covers the complex historical forces and circumstances that shaped this nation. It tells of Britain's imperial visions and schemes, and of how their failure cast a shadow on the story of Singapore's incorporation into the Federation of Malaysia and expulsion from it.
Edwin Lee is formerly Associate Professor and Head of the Department of History National Univerity of Singapore.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 708
Year Published: 2008