HY4227



Sources of Singaporean History

This module is aimed at students who wish to develop research skills using primary sources for the study of Singaporean history. While the material and specific focus of the module will shift, as each instructor will offer a unique approach, it will introduce students to the use of a variety of sources, ranging from newspapers and memoirs to governmental reports and archival material. At the end of the course, students will be able to use, and criticially analyze, a variety of sources and understand their role in the development of Singaporean historiography, while also preparing for their own research projects.

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