28 Jan '18, 12pm

[Mothership] William Farquhar, not Raffles, is true founder of S’pore: UK magazine book review https://t.co/wS6CsWLKFu

[Mothership] William Farquhar, not Raffles, is true founder of S’pore: UK magazine book review https://t.co/wS6CsWLKFu

Singapore history buffs would have heard of Australian writer Nadia Wright’s book, William Farquhar and Singapore: Stepping out from Raffles’ Shadow . It was launched by Professor Tommy Koh, and the British High Commissioner for Singapore in May 2017. Stamford Raffles had many sides to him, including being a “psycho” boss to William Farquhar Anyway, news of this unique book about Singapore (a former UK colony) written by a teacher from another ex-colony (Australia) have finally reached the shores of their former colonial masters. Advertisement The Spectator , a Conservative weekly news magazine that was published nine years after the modern founding of Singapore (1819, not 1965), published an insightful book review this weekend. It detailed how Farquhar was “the true founder of Singapore”, and observed that his legacy had been “unjustly eclipsed by his bullying, reckless s...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/william-farquhar-not-raffle...

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