Singapore / Bibliography – Nationalism and Globalization: East and West
Suryadinata, L. (2000) Nationalism and Globalization: East and West. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asia Studies.
This reference includes a number of case studies related to nationalism around the world, including Yugoslavia, China, Britain, Indonesia, Singapore and so on. As for the case of Singaporean, the book talks from the foundation of Singapore by Stamford Raffles in 1819 to nowadays. The background information that Singapore is a multi-cultural society is described in detailed. This helps to support why civic nationalism and public housing is so important to Singapore.