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Singapore in Global History

Derek Heng Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied

320 pages
Amsterdam University Press
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This important overview explores the connections between Singapore’s past with historical developments worldwide until present day. The contributors analyse Singapore as a city-state seeking to provide an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of the global dimensions contributing to Singapore’s growth. The book’s global perspective demonstrates that many of the discussions of Singapore as a city-state have relevance and implications beyond Singapore to include Southeast Asia and the world. This vital volume should not be missed by economists, as well as those interested in imperial history, business history and networks.
Author Bio
Derek Heng is assistant professor of history at the Ohio State University at Marion. Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied is assistant professor of Malay Studies at the National University of Singapore and author of Colonialism, Violence and Muslims in Southeast Asia (New York: Routledge, 2009).