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Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555,
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March 2019

Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and the Statesman, Singapore

March 2 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 7:00 pm UTC+8
Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555,
Singapore,, Singapore
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Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and the Statesman   Sir Stamford Raffles was a British official with the East India Company and was stationed in Southeast Asia between 1805 and 1824. He is known for establishing modern Singapore as a British port, as the author of┬áThe History of Java, and as a collector of natural history and cultural materials. Opinions of Raffles have changed over time. He has been viewed as a scholarly expert on the region, a…

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