Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen's A Retrospect on the Dust-Laden History:The Past and Present PDF

By Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen

Chen Poh Seng's nice grandfather lived in Pulau Tekong, his 50-over cousins have been born and expert there. He lived in Changi element that is half-hour away by way of ferry.

Lee Leong Sze is a Malaysian, graduated from the dep. of historical past, nationwide Chong Hsing collage, Taiwan, received PhD in Singapore. researchers met in August 2005. They shared an identical curiosity in learning the historical past of Pulau Tekong. through the research, they'd complete aid and encouragement from former residents.

The booklet describes how Pulau Tekong Island built through the early twentieth century. It describes the place the ethnic teams got here from, how they settled down, labored and lived jointly, and the connection between assorted ethnic teams, just like the Malay and chinese language (including Hakka and Chouchouese) through the years. ultimately, the booklet reveals out how and why the villages vanished. the ultimate bankruptcy outlines the phenomenal electorate from Pulau Tekong and studies how they merged with the most movement of Singapore society after leaving the offshore island.


  • Introduction
  • From Desolation to Prosperity:
    • Development of Villages
    • Life in Villages
    • Conclusion
  • Composition and courting of Ethnic Groups:
    • Ethnic constitution on Tekong Island
    • Relationship among chinese language and Malays
    • Ethnic dating inside Chinese
    • Conclusion
  • The effect of global battle II:
    • Influence of worldwide struggle II on Tekong Island
    • Tekong Island below British govt and Self-Governance
    • The Nineteen Sixties: A interval of Change
    • Conclusion
  • The improvement of Tekong Island:
    • Tekong Island below Singapore's Development
    • The Disappearance of Villages on Tekong Island
    • The Achievements of Former citizens of Tekong Island
    • Conclusion
  • Conclusion

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