From Third World to First

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Zusammenfassung Few gave tiny Singapore much chance of survival when it was granted independence in 1965. How is it! then! that today the former British colonial trading post is a thriving Asian metropolis with not only the world's number one airline! but also the world's fourth-highest per capita real income? This title is the story of that transformation. Informationen zum Autor Lee Kuan Yew was born in Singapore on September 16! 1923! a third-generation descendant of immigrants from China's Guangdong Province. He read law at Cambridge University! England. In 1954 he formed the People's Action Party! which won the first Singapore general election five years later. Lee became the country's first prime minister in 1959! at the age of thirty-five. In November 1990 he resigned the office to assume the post of senior minister in the Singapore cabinet.

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Lee Kuan Yew was born in Singapore on September 16, 1923, a third-generation descendant of immigrants from China's Guangdong Province. He read law at Cambridge University, England. In 1954 he formed the People's Action Party, which won the first Singapore general election five years later. Lee became the country's first prime minister in 1959, at the age of thirty-five. In November 1990 he resigned the office to assume the post of senior minister in the Singapore cabinet.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
From Third World to First
Untertitel
Singapore and the Asian Economic Boom
Autor
EAN
9780060957513
ISBN
0060957514
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Veröffentlichung
01.02.2011
Anzahl Seiten
729
Gewicht
804g
Größe
H226mm x B151mm x T45mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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