1819 & Before Singapore's Pasts

The essays published here began as a series of lectures commemorating the bicentennial of Thomas Stamford Raffles's establishment of a British Station in 1819. The essays draw on thirty-five years of archaeological investigations on and around Fort Canning, new readings of the Malay Annals, ear...

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Main Author: Guan, Kwa Chong.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore : ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:The essays published here began as a series of lectures commemorating the bicentennial of Thomas Stamford Raffles's establishment of a British Station in 1819. The essays draw on thirty-five years of archaeological investigations on and around Fort Canning, new readings of the Malay Annals, early Chinese records reporting Singapore, and the Portuguese and Dutch records to probe and challenge our understanding of Singapore's history before Raffles. Altogether, these essays suggest that Singapore had a pre-1819 past that was deeply connected to the millennium-long maritime history of the Straits.
Item Description:Description based upon print version of record.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 online resource 144 p.)
ISBN:9789814951425