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By Kumar Ramakrishna

ISBN-10: 9814620432

ISBN-13: 9789814620437

"Revisionist" or "alternative" historians have more and more wondered parts of the Singapore tale — the grasp narrative of the nation's political and socioeconomic improvement in view that its founding by way of the British in 1819. a lot feedback focuses particularly on one defining episode of the tale: the inner protection dragnet fixed on 2 February 1963 opposed to Communist United entrance parts at the island, identified to posterity as Operation Coldstore. The revisionists declare that Coldstore used to be fastened for political instead of safeguard purposes and truly destroyed a valid innovative Left competition — custom-made by means of the charismatic determine of Lim Chin Siong — instead of a deadly Communist community because the traditional knowledge holds. counting on either declassified and a few formerly unseen categorised resources, this publication demanding situations revisionist claims, reiterating the ancient significance of Coldstore in assisting pave the best way for Singapore's extraordinary trip from 3rd international prestige to First in one generation.

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