ERIC Number: ED429921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Singapore: A History of the Lion City.
An overview of Singapore's history and culture is discussed in this learning guide. A study of the history of Singapore, including Temasek to Singapore, the Raffles Years, and the Straits Settlements, is given. Information about the transition of Singapore as a British Colony to the modern independent state of today, and the effects of World War II also is presented. Each chapter provides an overview, learning objectives, a timeline of important events, multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, true or false statements, geography exercises, creative writing problems, questions for class discussion, and suggestions for further research. Chapters include: (1) "Early History of Singapore"; (2) "The Colonial Era"; and (3) "Independence." The book contains answer keys to chapter exercises and a 21-item bibliography. (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii, 1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 412, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Singapore