Constructions of 'Nation': The Politics of Landscape in Singapore

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This book shows how power relations that define and challenge the concept of nation are played out in and through landscapes. Has the era of globalization neutralized the institution of nation? This thought-provoking book focuses on attempts to build nation through landscape. Specifically, it explores strategies employed by Singapore, a multiracial society, to create a Singapore nation with an emphasis on the role of landscapes. As such, the authors cast a keen eye on religious buildings, public housing, heritage landscapes ...

Constructions of 'Nation': The Politics of Landscape in Singapore 2003, Syracuse University Press

ISBN-13: 9780815629801

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Constructions of 'Nation': The Politics of Landscape in Singapore 2003, Syracuse University Press

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