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Episode 1: The Partition of Malaya

Dr. Thum Ping Tjin, Research Associate, Centre for Global History, University of Oxford

07-Aug-15 16:00

Episode 1: The Partition of Malaya

In this first episode for "The History of Singapore", PJ Thum introduces the series with a discussion about the partition of Malaya in 1946, its importance, and how it illustrates two central conflicts in Singapore/Malayan history: The meaning and purpose of government, and national identity.

Please send questions, comments, and feedback to thehistoryofsingapore@gmail.com or visit thehistoryofsingapore.com. Support the show at patreon.com/pjthum. For all the previous episodes in this series, search for "History of Singapore" on bfm.my.


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