History of Singapore over 700 years shows city state’s ups and downs amid long periods of obscurity

//History of Singapore over 700 years shows city state’s ups and downs amid long periods of obscurity

History of Singapore over 700 years shows city state’s ups and downs amid long periods of obscurity

Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore, by Kwa Chong Guan, Derek Heng, Peter Borschberg and Tan Tai Yong. Published by Marshall CavendishEven as Singapore marks 200 years since Englishman Stamford Raffles set up an East India Company factory there, the city state is promoting another date. In 1299, according to the Malay Annals, a Srivijayan prince named Sri Tri Buana arrived at the island then known as Temasek and founded Singapura.The motto of the bicentennial is “from Singapore to…

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