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One hundred year history of the Chinese in Singapore - the annotated edition - Song Ong Siang


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One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore : being a chronological record of the contribution by the Chinese community to the development, progress and prosperity of Singapore; of events and incidents concerning the whole or sections of that community; and of the lives, pursuits and public service of individual members thereof from the foundation of Singapore on 6th February 1819 to its centenary on 6th February 1919

This is the annotated edition of Song Ong Siang's "One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore" that was originally published in 1923. The book continues to remain popular as it provides information on the key personalities of the Chinese in Singapore who were active between 1819 and 1919. This annotated version contains additional biographical information and “accurate references to the source material used by Song in his compilation of the work”.



Title:
   One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore : being a chronological record of the contribution by the Chinese community to the development, progress and prosperity of Singapore; of events and incidents concerning the whole or sections of that community; and of the lives, pursuits and public service of individual members thereof from the foundation of Singapore on 6th February 1819 to its centenary on 6th February 1919

Creator:
   Song, Ong Siang

Subject:
    Chinese--Singapore--History
    History
    Community leaders
    Pioneers
    1819-1826 Founding and early years
    1826-1867 Straits settlements
    1867-1914 Port city
    1914-1942 Cosmopolitan city
    Immigrants--Singapore
    Singapore--History--1819-1867
    Singapore--History--1867-1942

Publisher:
    National Library Board Singapore, 2016

Contributor:
    Tan, Kevin
    Uma Devi, G.
    Kua, Bak Lim
    National Library Board

Digital Description:
    application/pdf, 10153 KB, 872 p. : ill.

Table of Contents:
    Contents
    List of illustrations
    Annotator’s preface
    Note to readers
    Acknowledgments
    Foreword by William Makepeace
    Compiler’s note by Song Ong Siang
    Table of Chinese names
    Chapter I: Introductory
    Chapter 2: The first decade (1819–29)
    Chapter 3: The second decade (1829–39)
    Chapter 4: The third decade (1839–49)
    Chapter 5: The fourth decade (1849–59)
    Chapter 6: The fifth decade (1859–69)
    Chapter 7: The sixth decade (1869–79)
    Chapter 8: The seventh decade (1879–89)
    Chapter 9: The eighth decade (1889–99)
    Chapter 10: The ninth decade (1899–1909) first part
    Chapter 11: The ninth decade (1899-1909) second part
    Chapter 12: The tenth decade (1909–19) first part
    Chapter 13: The tenth decade (1909-19) second part
    Index.

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