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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

Document title

The politics of space: changing discourses on Chinese burial grounds in post-war Singapore

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YEOH B.S.A. ; TAN BOON HUI ;

Abstract

In the context of the need to reconstruct a war-torn country in the 1950s and later the pressing demands of nation-building in the 1960s, the problem of Chinese burial grounds was constructed as the need to release sterilized land for development within the planning discourse. The Chinese community advanced the view that they were sacred spaces situated within the discourse of geomancy. With the independence the discourses were embedded in a field of power relations

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 21, no2 [pp. 184-201]

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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