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Negotiating state and society in Singapore: Rethinking historical narratives

Lee, T. and Lim, J. (2016) Negotiating state and society in Singapore: Rethinking historical narratives. In: Lim, J. and Lee, T., (eds.) Singapore: Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015. Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 1-14.

Abstract

On Sunday, 9 August 2015, the Republic of Singapore celebrated its 50th year of independence as part of a long weekend of festivities and celebratory events. With Friday, 7 August, declared a one-off public holiday, along with Monday, 10 August, also a public holiday by default, Singaporeans were encouraged to participate in the unprecedented nationwide celebration…

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group
Copyright: © 2016 Jason Lim and Terence Lee
Publishers Website: https://www.routledge.com/Singapore-Negotiating-St...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/37340
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