Download PDF by Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen: A Retrospect on the Dust-Laden History:The Past and Present

By Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen

ISBN-10: 9814365963

ISBN-13: 9789814365963

Chen Poh Seng's nice grandfather lived in Pulau Tekong, his 50-over cousins have been born and knowledgeable there. He lived in Changi aspect that's half-hour away via ferry.

Lee Leong Sze is a Malaysian, graduated from the dept of historical past, nationwide Chong Hsing collage, Taiwan, acquired PhD in Singapore. researchers met in August 2005. They shared an identical curiosity in learning the heritage of Pulau Tekong. in the course of the research, they'd complete help and encouragement from former residents.

The booklet describes how Pulau Tekong Island constructed through the early twentieth century. It describes the place the ethnic teams got here from, how they settled down, labored and lived jointly, and the connection between various ethnic teams, just like the Malay and chinese language (including Hakka and Chouchouese) through the years. ultimately, the booklet unearths out how and why the villages vanished. the ultimate bankruptcy outlines the phenomenal voters from Pulau Tekong and reports how they merged with the most move of Singapore society after leaving the offshore island.


  • Introduction
  • From Desolation to Prosperity:
    • Development of Villages
    • Life in Villages
    • Conclusion
  • Composition and dating of Ethnic Groups:
    • Ethnic constitution on Tekong Island
    • Relationship among chinese language and Malays
    • Ethnic dating inside Chinese
    • Conclusion
  • The effect of global struggle II:
    • Influence of global conflict II on Tekong Island
    • Tekong Island below British executive and Self-Governance
    • The Nineteen Sixties: A interval of Change
    • Conclusion
  • The improvement of Tekong Island:
    • Tekong Island below Singapore's Development
    • The Disappearance of Villages on Tekong Island
    • The Achievements of Former citizens of Tekong Island
    • Conclusion
  • Conclusion

Readership: pupil, specialist, common public.

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