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By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

ISBN-10: 1137012331

ISBN-13: 9781137012333

ISBN-10: 1349436577

ISBN-13: 9781349436576

What position does race, geography, faith, orthography and nationalism play within the crafting of identities? What are the origins of Singlish? This publication bargains a radical research of outdated and new identities in Asia's so much worldwide urban, tested in the course of the lens of language.

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