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
Published: Singapore : ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 6. Avoidance of Shipwreck in the Malay Annals: A Trope in Buddhist Narratives of Maritime Crossings by Andrea Acri
  • 7. The Inception of Lion City by Iain Sinclair
  • 8. A Note on Amoghapāśa-Lokeśvara in Singapura by Kwa Chong Guan
  • 9. Portuguese and Dutch Records for Singapore before 1819: An Overview by Peter Borschberg
  • 10. Zheng He's Navigation Methods andH is Visit to Longyamen, Singapore by Tai Yew Seng
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Foreword by Terence Chong
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • 1. Introduction: Approaches to Singapore's Past before 1819 by Kwa Chong Guan
  • 2. Issues and Approaches to Studying Singapore before 1819 by John N. Miksic
  • 3. Regional Influences, International Geopolitics and Environmental Factors in the Rise and Demise of Temasek by Derek Heng
  • 4. The Mysterious Malay Jong and Other Temasek Shipping by Michael Flecker
  • 5. The Orang Laut and the Negara Selat (Realm of the Straits) by Leonard Y. Andaya