The Wit And Wisdom Of Lee Kuan Yew by Kuan Yew LeeThe Wit And Wisdom Of Lee Kuan Yew by Kuan Yew Lee

The Wit And Wisdom Of Lee Kuan Yew

byKuan Yew Lee

Hardcover | November 7, 2013

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Lee Kuan Yew played the pivotal role in Singapore's transition from British Crown Colony to independent developing nation, and on to the economically powerful and diplomatically influential city-state it is today. Throughout this surprising and at times painful journey, he has proved a charismatic and occasionally controversial leader. Lee is a conviction politician whose speeches are unambiguous, characterful and eminently quotable; this collection of almost 600 short quotations provides a compelling summary of his views on a wide range of topics from Singapore's past, present and future. In Lee's own words: "I have been accused of many things in my lfe, but not even my worst enemy has ever accused me of being afraid to speak my mind.
Lee Kuan Yew was the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, governing for three decades. He is also widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore. As the co-founder and first General Secretary of the People's Action Party (PAP), he led the party to eight victories from 1959 to 1990, and oversaw the separation...
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Title:The Wit And Wisdom Of Lee Kuan YewFormat:HardcoverDimensions:168 pages, 8 × 6.04 × 0.76 inPublished:November 7, 2013Publisher:Didier MilletLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:981438528X

ISBN - 13:9789814385282

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