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- Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 10.99
The End of the War commemorates the end of the Second World War in Singapore and Malaya against the backdrop of the Japanese surrender on 12 September 1945. This fascinating book unveils much of the mystery shrouding some of the lesser-known but crucial facts and events leading up to the final days of the Japanese Occupation and the end of the war... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99
Political genius is never without controversy, or without mystery. This is what makes it so interesting and so rare. Is Lee Kuan Yew the feral, authoritarian figure that Western critics claim? Or a stoic pioneer in new approaches to developing a nationuncorrupt, modern, almost scientific? American journalist Tom Plate first interviewed the founder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
In the years following its traumatic separation from Malaysia, Singapore has risen to become one of the leading economic powers in Southeast Asia. This economic strength has carried it through the recent East Asian economic crisis, as well as providing the resources for an excellent defence capability. Singapore's diplomatic achievements include relationships... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
In less than two centuries, Singapore has transformed itself from a small seaside kampong into a modern metropolis, growing first into a thriving colony, then a Straits Settlement, and becoming in 1965 an independent nation. With over 1,200 images, this book documents all the important aspects of Singapore's history: political and economic development,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 128.00
The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under particularly intense debate in the West. Ivan Kalmar... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 15.19
Japan invades and captures the British colony of Singapore in 1942. All Europeans on the island are being interned. Edward Schirmer, the authors grandfather, faces a dilemma he is German but born as a British subject. In a strange stroke of fortune, he finds himself friends with General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the famed Tiger of Malaya.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 22.99
This facsimile edition of Alex Joseys Lee Kuan Yew: The Crucial Years (1968) contains practically everything that Singapores first prime minister had said politically since his student days at Cambridge right up to his speeches at the 1971 Commonwealth Prime Ministers Conference held in Singapore. More than a political biography of... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 22.99
Lee Kuan Yew: The Critical Years (1971-78) is a facsimile edition of Alex Joseys second masterful account of Singapores formidable prime minister, first published in 1980 and simply titled Lee Kuan Yew Vol 2. In this volume, Josey tells the continuing story of Singapores remarkable development from the beginning of 1971 to the end... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 67.60
2005 is the 40th anniversary of Singapore?s independence. This collection of essays by Singapore?s past and present diplomats tells the remarkable story of how this small and vulnerable country has become a stable, prosperous and respected member of the international community. The essays include those from the late President Wee Kim Wee and President... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95
This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions about global urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural... more...