East India Company, Singapore (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.2: Hong Kong, Singaporean, Malaysian and Myanmar Writing and Culture.


Sir Stamford Raffles occupied Singapore Island at the tip of the Malay peninsula and established an East India Company trading post which would develop considerable importance.

Editors. "East India Company, Singapore". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4555, accessed 25 October 2016.]