By Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen

Chen Poh Seng's nice grandfather lived in Pulau Tekong, his 50-over cousins have been born and trained there. He lived in Changi aspect that is half-hour away by way of ferry.

Lee Leong Sze is a Malaysian, graduated from the dep. of heritage, nationwide Chong Hsing college, Taiwan, got PhD in Singapore. researchers met in August 2005. They shared an analogous curiosity in learning the background of Pulau Tekong. through the learn, that they had complete aid and encouragement from former residents.

The e-book describes how Pulau Tekong Island constructed in the course of the early twentieth century. It describes the place the ethnic teams got here from, how they settled down, labored and lived jointly, and the connection between diversified ethnic teams, just like the Malay and chinese language (including Hakka and Chouchouese) through the years. ultimately, the publication reveals out how and why the villages vanished. the ultimate bankruptcy outlines the exceptional voters from Pulau Tekong and reports how they merged with the most circulation of Singapore society after leaving the offshore island.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • From Desolation to Prosperity:
    • Development of Villages
    • Life in Villages
    • Conclusion
  • Composition and courting of Ethnic Groups:
    • Ethnic constitution on Tekong Island
    • Relationship among chinese language and Malays
    • Ethnic dating inside Chinese
    • Conclusion
  • The impression of global conflict II:
    • Influence of global battle II on Tekong Island
    • Tekong Island below British executive and Self-Governance
    • The Sixties: A interval of Change
    • Conclusion
  • The improvement of Tekong Island:
    • Tekong Island lower than Singapore's Development
    • The Disappearance of Villages on Tekong Island
    • The Achievements of Former citizens of Tekong Island
    • Conclusion
  • Conclusion

Readership: scholar, specialist, normal public.

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