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SINGAPORE’S PRE-COLONIAL PLACE NAMES: A PHILOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION DEVELOPED THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF HISTORICAL MAPS

@inproceedings{PeronoCacciafoco2020SINGAPORESPP,
  title={SINGAPORE’S PRE-COLONIAL PLACE NAMES: A PHILOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION DEVELOPED THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF HISTORICAL MAPS},
  author={Francesco Perono Cacciafoco},
  year={2020}
}
Past research on pre-colonial toponyms in Singapore has focused on providing information about the pre-colonial maps that contained them, while overlooking the possible explanations behind their diachronic development. A comparative analysis of the historical maps will thus shed light on the development, similarities, and differences among names given, in different times, to the same location. The paper attempts to reconstruct pre-colonial toponyms through an analysis of maps collected from the… 
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