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.



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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