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  • Indians In Malaya

    Prof Kernial S. Sandhu became ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute’s fourth and longest serving Director from 1972-1992. During his 20 years at the institute, Professor Sandhu transformed it into one of the most, if not the most, respected institutions in Southeast Asia. He made the point that the institute must have “a judicious mix of academically inclined […]

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  • Prisoners Their Own Warders

    Prisoners Their Own Warders is an 1899 publication which sketches the lives led by the prisoners in Bencoolen, Penang, Old Malacca and Singapore prisons during the 19th century. The writer, J.F.A. McNair, was a British Indian. A colonial official, his career took him from England to India, Malacca and Singapore. During his service in Singapore, […]

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  • A History of the Educational Policy of the Straits Settlements with Recommendations for a New System Based on Vernaculars

    Published in 1947, A History of the Educational Policy of the Straits Settlements with Recommendations for a New System Based on Vernaculars was originally a thesis submitted to the University of London in 1940. Authored by Dr David D. Chelliah, the book charts in detail the progression of education in the Straits Settlements from the […]

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  • Journal of the Indian Archipelago & Eastern Asia

    In 1847, a landmark scholarly journal — Journal of the Indian Archipelago & Eastern Asia (JIAEA) — was published in Singapore. At that time, scientific and literary knowledge was mainly disseminated via the medium of periodicals and journals. Such publications in the region then were dominated by missionary-related magazines and scientific journals of Java produced […]

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  • 新加坡华人: 从开埠到建国 (The Chinese in Singapore: Past & Present)

    新加坡华人: 从开埠到建国 (The Chinese in Singapore: Past and Present) was published in 1994 for the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations by a local publisher, the Educational Publishing House. It was written by Chui Kwei-Chiang (崔贵强) who was then teaching in the National University of Singapore. Chui had written extensively on the Chinese community in […]