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By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

What position does race, geography, faith, orthography and nationalism play within the crafting of identities? What are the origins of Singlish? This ebook bargains an intensive research of previous and new identities in Asia's such a lot international urban, tested during the lens of language.

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