Reclaimed Land in Singapore: Nation-Building in the Most Literal Sense

Top: Singapore in 1973. Bottom: Singapore in 2010. Note the large amounts of area added to the southern and eastern perimeters. Click on image to enlarge. Source: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas Libraries, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/. Singapore is arguably the most globalised country in the world, and possesses one of the most vibrant economies on…

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