[ Ebook ] ➡ Singapore, Singapura: From Miracle to Complacency Auteur Nicholas Walton – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

Singapore, Singapura: From Miracle to Complacency Modern Singapore Is A Miracle Half A Century Ago It Unwillingly Became An Independent Nation, After It Was Thrown Out Of The Malay Federation It Was Tiny, Poor, Almost Devoid Of Resources, And In A Hostile Neighborhood Now, This Unlikely Country Is At The Top Of Almost Every Global National Index, From High Wealth And Low Crime To Superb Education And Much Envied Stability But Have These Achievements Bred A Dangerous Sense Of Complacency Among Singapore S People Nicholas Walton Walked Across The Entire Country In One Day, To Grasp What It Was That Made Singapore Tick, And To Understand The Challenges That It Now Faces Singapore, Singapura Teases Out The Island S Story, From Mercantilist Raffles And British Colonial Rule, Through The War Years, To Independence And The Building Of The Current Miracle There Are Challenges Ahead, From Public Complacency And The Constraints Of Authoritarian Democracy To Changing Geographic Realities And The Difficulties Of Balancing Migration In Such A Tiny State Singapore S Second Half Century Will Be Just As Exacting As The One Since Independence As Walton Warns, Talk Of A Singapore Model For Our Hyper Globalized World Must Face These Realities.


About the Author: Nicholas Walton

Nicholas Walton is a former BBC World Service journalist who worked and reported from around the world for fourteen years before moving to the European Council on Foreign Relations He previously lived in Singapore now based in the Netherlands, he reports on education and the media for the Economist Intelligence Unit His Genoa, La Superba is also published by Hurst


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