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A Sense of History:
a select bibliography on the history of Singapore

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Singapore: Law, Government & Politics

Ahmad Ibrahim . Towards a history of law in Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Stamford College Press, 1970. 86p. [KE5020 Ai]

Bartholomew, G. W.  The Singapore legal system. IN Hassan, Riaz, ed. Singapore: society in transition. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1976. Pp. 84-112. [HN770.2 Has]

Braddell, Roland St. John . Law of the Straits Settlements: a commentary. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1982. 278p. Reprint. Originally published in 1915. Has a chapter on the reception of English law into the Straits Settlements. [KE5020 Bra]

Chan, Wing Cheong  & Phang, Andrew . The development of criminal law and criminal justice in Singapore. Singapore: Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 2001. 55p. Presents a general overview of the development of criminal law and criminal justice in Singapore from colonial times to the present-day. [KPP379.5 Cha]

Chew, Ernest C. T.  The Singapore identity: its historical evolution and emergence. IN Chew, Ernest C. T. & Lee, Edwin, eds. A history of Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp. 357-368. [DS599.63 His]

Eswaran Ramasamy . Political development of Singapore: a multi-dimensional approach. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1999. 174p. Thesis (M.A.) - Simon Fraser University, 1989. [DS599.2*UMI 1]

Hon, Joan . 100 years of the Singapore Fire Service. Singapore: Produced & published for Singapore Fire Service by Times Books International, 1988. 112p. [TH9593.12 Hon]

Paul, Erik C.  Viability of Singapore: an aspect of modern political geography. Ann Arbor, MI: Xerox University Microfilms, 1975. 415p. Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of California, 1973. [DS599.63 Pau]

Pinsler, Jeffrey . Civil justice in Singapore: developments in the course of the 20th century. Singapore: Butterworths Asia, 2000. 612p. [KE5190 Pin]

Pugalenthi, S.  R. Elections in Singapore. Singapore: VJ Times, 1996. 263p. A compendium that covers the period from 1948 to 1993. [JQ729 Pug]

Seah, Yun Khong.  Rioting and internal security in Singapore, 1819-1911. 59p. Academic exercise - Dept. of History, University of Malaya, 1956. [HV6485.12 Sea]

Shee, Poon Kim . The evolution of the political system. IN Quah, Jon S. T.; Chan, Heng Chee & Seah, Chee Meow, eds. Government and politics of Singapore. Rev. ed. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1987. Describes the events leading to Singapore’s constitutional development from the post-war period to the early eighties. Pp. 3-24. [JA729 Gov]

Turnbull, C. M.  Constitutional development of Singapore, 1819-1968. IN Ooi, J. B. & Chiang, H. D., eds. Modern Singapore. Singapore: University of Singapore, 1969. Pp. 181-196. 
[DS599.6 Ooi]

Yeo, Kim Wah  & Shee, Poon Kim . Singapore. IN Fukui, Haruhiro, ed. Political parties of Asia and the Pacific. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985. Pp. 971-997. A survey of political parties in Singapore from the post-war period to the early mid-eighties. [JQ39 Pol]

Yong, C. F.  British attitudes towards the Chinese community leaders in Singapore, 1819-1941. Journal of the South Seas Society, 40(1&2):73-82, 1985. [DS501 SSSJ]


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