HIST3227 Modern History of Singapore (3 units)
This course examines the critical history of Singapore from 1819 to 1990, including the foundation of the Straits Settlement, the growth of Singapore under British colonial rule, the development 385 Course Descriptions of Chinese society in Singapore, Japanese occupation during the Second World War, from decolonization to independence, nation building and the formation of "Singaporeans", as well as how Singapore has played a significant position in the Association of South East Asian Nations. The diplomatic status of Sino-Singaporean relations concerns the role of China in Southeast Asia more than the balance of power between the US and China in the world. This course is of great relevance for students to understand the relationship between Hong Kong and Singapore.
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