In this fascinating study, Lee charts the role played by a prominent Singapore business man who also at the centre of post World War II politics as the Chinese Chamber of Commerce's representative on the Legislative Council. One of the principal issues of the time was the extent of political participation to be allowed to China-born Chinese when the colonial government was experimenting with a limited form of democracy. Tan's role was crucial not only in acting as an intermediary and mediator between the Government and Chinese interests, but also between factions within the Chinese community as well. 176 pages.
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