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Published: 06 February 2017

360 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190469504

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Unlikely Power

John Curtis Perry

  • Traces Singapore's transformation from colony to successful economic power
  • Provides a model for states looking to develop rapidly but which are relatively unconcerned with freedom or democracy
  • Shows how Lee Kuan Yew's willingness to do many things that other post-colonial leaders shunned-embracing their colonial past, forming alliances with former colonizers-allowed the country to flourish

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