Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

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Noun1.Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles - British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
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In particular, she adapts the postcolonial discourse of Edward Said and Linda Nochlin to shed light on Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles's intentions in establishing British influence and presence in the region, his wider political agenda, and the reasons for his failure to convince the government and the East India Company to establish their power in Java.
In 1819, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founded which colonial state?
The Academy is an International Baccalaureate continuum school named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore.
? Anne de Courcy will talk about The Fishing Fleet (Orion Books, PS20) at Durham Town Hall at 2.30pm on October 26 along with Victoria Glendinning who has written a book about Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore.
Formally founded in 1819 by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, whose name is stamped on the best hotel on the island and much else besides, Singapore was from the start a multi-cultural city.
Explore The hotel dates back to 1887 and was named after Singapore's English founder, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, who transformed it from a fishing village into a bustling trade route 68 years earlier.
He's undoubtedly keen on the individuals (Clive of India, say, or Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, who founded Singapore) who helped forge the empire.