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A Sociolinguistic History of Early Identities in Singapore: From Colonialism to Nationalism

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'Pulau Panjan', 'Po Luo Chung', 'Pulau Ujong', 'Lung –ya-men', 'Temasek', 'Singapura' are all former names of Singapore and belie its colorful history as the El-Dorado and nexus of Southeast Asia. Who were Singapore's previous multilingual inhabitants? What were the pidgins, creoles and languages that thronged its market places and created its forgotten identities? How did...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 7th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
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