This page will be updated as the series continues.
Scripts of the episodes are available to supporters on Patreon. For just $1/episode, you get a copy of the script as well as the opportunity to hear the episode one day early!
A list of my own work is at Academia.edu, including:
- ‘The Fundamental Issue is Anti-colonialism, Not Merger’: Singapore’s “Progressive Left”, Operation Coldstore, and the Creation of Malaysia
- “Flesh and Bone Reunite as One Body”: Singapore’s Chinese- speaking and their Perspectives on Merger (updated version for “The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore” book)
- Southeast Asian Studies As A Form Of Power
- ‘Living Buddha’: Chinese perspectives on David Marshall and his government, 1955–1956
- Chinese Newspapers in Singapore, 1945–1963: Mediators of Elite and Popular Tastes in Culture and Politics
Good starting points for learning about the history of Singapore:
- Andaya BW and Andaya LY, A History of Malaysia, 2nd ed. (Honolulu, 2002).
- Hong Lysa and Huang Jianli, The Scripting of a National History: Singapore and its Pasts (Hong Kong and Singapore, 2008).
- Huff, WG, The Economic Growth of Singapore: Trade and Development in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 1994).
- Murfett, Miksic, Farrell and Chiang, Between Two Oceans: A Military History of Singapore from First Settlement to Final Withdrawal (Oxford, 1999).
- Tarling N (ed.), Studying Singapore’s Past: CM Turnbull and the History of Modern Singapore (NUS Press, 2012).
- Tremewan, C, The Political Economy of Social Control in Singapore (St Martin’s Press, 1994).
- Trocki, Carl, Singapore: Wealth, Power and the Culture of Control (Routledge, 2006).
- Turnbull, CM, A History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005 (NUS Press, 2009).