Republic of Singapore

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. For the early history of the settlement (1819) and colony (1867) see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1959, pp. 246 f.


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Books of Reference

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1980

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