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- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 24.99
The Singapore Story is the first volume of the memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew, the man who planted the island state of Singapore firmly on the map of the world. It was first published in 1999. In intimate detail, Lee recounts the battles against colonialists, communists and communalists that led to Singapores independence. With consummate political... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 30.99
Few gave tiny Singapore much chance of survival when independence was thrust upon it in 1965. Today the former British trading post is a thriving Asian metropolis with one of the world?s highest per capita income. The story of that transformation is told here by Singapore?s charismatic, controversial founding father Lee Kuan Yew. From Third World To... 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
This is a city that is full of architectural wonders, ancient and modern, on both sides of a flourishing river. It is full of rare contrasts. The saffron-robed monks wander along congested sidewalks where ladies of the night ply their trade. The smartly dressed European businessperson towers over the short Thai street trader. It is religious and risqué.... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Fans of geography and travel writing should definitely spend some time with Alfred Russell Wallace's fascinating volume The Malay Archipelago. Compiled through decades of research, this book provides an exhaustive account of Wallace's experiences and observations on the large group of islands situated between Australia and Southeast Asia, including... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 17.00
Here is the epic story of Vietnam and thesixties told through the events of a few tumultuous days in October 1967. David Maraniss takes the reader on an unforgettable journey to the battlefields of war and peace. With meticulous and captivating detail, They Marched Into Sunlight brings that catastrophic time back to life while examining questions... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
After enduring years of conflict and destruction, Timor-Leste has risen from the ashes and, within a short span of time, made remarkable strides toward recovery and reconstruction. It is today a nation well on its way to peace and prosperity, creating an example to be followed by other fragile and underdeveloped countries. Timor-Leste: The History... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 67.00
Bruce Kuniholm takes a regional perspective to focus on postwar diplomacy in Iran, Turkey, and Greece and efforts in these countries to maintain their independence from the Great Powers. Drawing on a wide variety of secondary sources, government documents, private papers, unpublished memoirs, and extensive interviews with key figures, he shows how... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 22.95
The tragic, the comic, the terrifying, the poignant are all part of the story of the Black Pony pilots who distinguished themselves in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. Flying their turboprop Broncos down and dirty, low and slow, they killed more of the enemy and saved more allied lives with close-air support than all the other naval squadrons... more...
- Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 10.19
Born in Paris 1893, a precocious and tough Freya Stark spent her childhood wondering across Europe, speaking three languages by the time she was five. She became one of the twentieth-century?s most remarkable and inspirational women. Renowned for her flamboyant and unorthodox behaviour, Freya was also self-disciplined, courageous and remained fearlessly... more...