Singapore: reinventing the global city

Hack, Karl and Margolin, Jean-Louis (2010). Singapore: reinventing the global city. In: Hack, Karl; Margolin, Jean-Louis and Delaye, Karine eds. Singapore fromTemasek to the 21st Century. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, pp. 3–36.

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Abstract

This chapter surveys the history and historiography of Singapore from the thirteenth century to present day, relating them to 'global city' literature and debates. It sets out arguments for a new approach to the island's history.

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