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British policy and the Chinese in Singapore, 1939 to 1955

Su Yin Lee

British policy and the Chinese in Singapore, 1939 to 1955

the public career of Tan Chin Tuan

by Su Yin Lee

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Published by Talisman Pub. in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Chinese,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-173) and index.

    StatementLee Su Yin
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25047724M
    ISBN 109789810866679
    LC Control Number2011315448

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