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- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2006; US$ 6.65
Singapore's best-selling author is back. After spending the best 10 years of his life in Singapore Neil Humphreys has decided to move to Australia. But the British writer doesn't want to leave the island he fell in love with a decade ago without taking one final tour. Embarking on a valedictory tour from his home in Toa Payoh, Humphreys vows... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2011; US$ 14.00
Whatever you plan to do - whether you are traveling first class or on a limited budget - make sure you experience the very best the city of Singapore has on offer with this guidebook. From the Raffles Hotel to the city's own beach resort at Sentosa, all the must-sees are covered in Top 10 lists. There are accommodation reviews for every budget, as... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2008; US$ 52.00
Singapore and its Pasts studies the constructed nature of the history endorsed by the state, blurring the distinction between what happened in the past, and how that past is made to be understood. The People's Action Party (PAP) government's unbroken mandate to rule has come in no small part from how it explains its lineage and record to the... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2007; US$ 40.00
How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context? With this opening question, the author proceeds to give an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia, such as those of India, Malaysia, and Singapore, are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 96.00
The relationship between Islam and the West has frequently been subject to misunderstanding and mistrust and recent events in the international arena have only deepened this perceived divide, culturally and politically. The West often views the Islamic world - and the Islamic world the West - through a prism of mutual suspicion. In such conditions... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99
Swim, snorkel, and explore the clear waters of the Perhentian Islands, off Malaysia's northeast coast. See chapter 13. Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning... more...
- SportsBooks 2011; US$ 18.21
At Farnborough in Hampshire on 17th April 1860, Tom Sayers of England and John Heenan of the United States met in boxing's first world championship bout -- it truly was the Lion and the Eagle. All England held its breath, and when news of the outcome of the fight reached New York, the city came to a standstill. The Lion and the Eagle tells the now-forgotten... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 55.00
This important overview explores the connections between Singapore's past with historical developments worldwide until present day. The contributors analyse Singapore as a city-state seeking to provide an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of the global dimensions contributing to Singapore's growth. The book's global perspective... more...
- Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2007; US$ 7.99
Indiscreet Memories is one Englishman?s true account of life in Singapore from 1901 to 1904. We learn about balls at Government House, rickshaw strikes, and tigers causing havoc in Chinatown; and how historical events such as the death of Queen Victoria and the decision by Straits-born Chinese to discard their towchang (queues) affected the society... more...