Encyclopedia of Singapore
- About the Authors
This accessibly written encyclopedia, compiled by two experienced educationists, gives summary information and guidance for further reading on a wide range of subjects including Singapore's personalities, its terrain, natural and built heritage, government, past and present economy, and way of life. It will be widely used in schools and colleges as well as by the general reader. With bibliography and index.
Justin Corfield teaches History and International Politics at Geelong Grammar School in Australia. He has written and edited several books on Southeast Asian and Australian history, including a series of bibliographies that cover World War I in Asia, World War II in Malaysia and Singapore, and the Malayan Emergency and the Confrontation with Indonesia. He is also co-author of the Historical Dictionary of Cambodia (Scarecrow Press, 2002).
Robin S. Corfield lived and worked in Singapore from 1960 to 1963 and thus was an eyewitness to the early years of transition from British colony to independence. He is the author of a number of books on Australia's participation in WWI in Europe and WWII in the Southwest Pacific, with two more in progress.
Cover Type: Hardback
Page Count: 279
Year Published: 2006