8 edition of Absent History found in the catalog.
This book is an account of the multi-faceted activities of the Special Branch as it tackled problems of religious extremism, espionage and sedition from 1915 to 1942. It documents the severe threats to security and stability beneath the placid peacefulness of that period. Drawing upon previously unavailable archival materials, Absent History reveals the often-privileged view that the Special Branch had of the events and strands of Malayan/Singapore history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-263) and index.
|Other titles||Untold story of Special Branch Operations in Singapore, 1915-1942|
|Statement||Ban Kah Choon.|
|LC Classifications||UB271.S55 B36 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 269 p. :|
|Number of Pages||269|
|LC Control Number||2001308717|
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