One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore : being a chronological record of the contribution by the Chinese community to the development, progress and prosperity of Singapore; of events and incidents concerning the whole or sections of that community; and of the lives, pursuits and public service of individual members thereof from the foundation of Singapore on 6th February 1819 to its centenary on 6th February 1919

This is the annotated edition of Song Ong Siang's "One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore" that was originally published in 1923. The book continues to remain popular as it provides information on the key personalities of the Chinese in Singapore who were active between 1819 and 1919. This annotated version contains additional biographical information and “accurate references to the source material used by Song in his compilation of the work”.

 

Title
One hundred years' history of the Chinese in Singapore : being a chronological record of the contribution by the Chinese community to the development, progress and prosperity of Singapore; of events and incidents concerning the whole or sections of that community; and of the lives, pursuits and public service of individual members thereof from the foundation of Singapore on 6th February 1819 to its centenary on 6th February 1919
Creator
Song, Ong Siang
Subject
Chinese--Singapore--History
History
Community leaders
Pioneers
1819-1826 Founding and early years
1826-1867 Straits settlements
1867-1914 Port city
1914-1942 Cosmopolitan city
Immigrants--Singapore
Singapore--History--1819-1867
Singapore--History--1867-1942
Publisher
National Library Board Singapore, 2016
Contributor
Tan, Kevin
Uma Devi, G.
Kua, Bak Lim
National Library Board
Digital Description
application/pdf, 10153 KB, 872 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
Contents
List of illustrations
Annotator’s preface
Note to readers
Acknowledgments
Foreword by William Makepeace
Compiler’s note by Song Ong Siang
Table of Chinese names
Chapter I: Introductory
Chapter 2: The first decade (1819–29)
Chapter 3: The second decade (1829–39)
Chapter 4: The third decade (1839–49)
Chapter 5: The fourth decade (1849–59)
Chapter 6: The fifth decade (1859–69)
Chapter 7: The sixth decade (1869–79)
Chapter 8: The seventh decade (1879–89)
Chapter 9: The eighth decade (1889–99)
Chapter 10: The ninth decade (1899–1909) first part
Chapter 11: The ninth decade (1899-1909) second part
Chapter 12: The tenth decade (1909–19) first part
Chapter 13: The tenth decade (1909-19) second part
Index.
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