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- Penguin India 2009; US$ 37.90
When P.V. Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh launched Indias "Look East" policy, it was only the first stage of the strategy to foster economic and security cooperation with the United States. But "Looking East" became an end in itself, and Singapore a valid destination, largely because of Lee Kuan Yew. He had been trying since... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90
Lim Kim San's name is linked inextricably to Singapore's public housing. This is entirely appropriate because he played a crucial role in the success of the Housing Board, which transformed both the countrys physical landscape and gave Singaporeans a tangible stake in the future of their young nation. However, important though Lim's... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90
Geography has moulded Singapores self-definition, much as it has shaped the contours of the rest of Southeast Asia, a region that lies south of China and east of India. Placed within overlapping Sinic and Indic zones, Singapore's entrepôt role has served both. Today, as China and India emerge simultaneously as rising powers, a port city... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 53.90
Singapore is America's closest security partner in Southeast Asia. The United States has decided to help India become a major world power in the twenty-first century, an objective that is furthered by the nuclear agreement between them. Singapore's relationship with India is an increasingly pertinent feature of Southeast Asias political... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 104.90
This book presents a genealogy of the social networks and power struggles of the major influential group of Indonesian-educated Muslims called "intelligentsia". In this effort, the longue durée approach is combined with an interactive, inter-disciplinary and inter-textual method to better understand the various underlying impulses and... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 67.90
Irene Ng has written a book that gives a comprehensive portrayal of Mr Rajaratnam - one of Singapores outstanding leaders who played a crucial part in the momentous and crisis-ridden transition to iindependence. This is a book about the man and his wisdom. One would fail to appreciate him until one reads this absorbing book and reflects... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 59.90
The Chinese in Indonesia have played an important role in Indonesian society before and after the fall of Soeharto. This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date information by examining them in detail during that era with special reference to the post-Soeharto period. The contributors to this volume consist of both older- and younger-generation... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 94.90
David Marshall (1908-1995) was one of Singapore's most remarkable sons. The eldest son of migrant Sephardic Jews, Marshall's brilliant academic career at Raffles Institution was brought to an abrupt end when he collapsed from tuberculosis. Sent away to recuperate in Switzerland, Marshall not only learnt the French language but also imbibed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
The ancient civilizations of the Near East - Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, the Hittites and Canaanites - constituted the first formalized international relations system in world history. Holy wars, peace treaties, border regulations, trade relations and the extradition of refugees were problems for contemporary ambassadors and diplomats as they are today.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
How was a thirty-two year old authoritarian regime brought down and what augurs in its place? This book attempts to examine the background factors as well as the trigger that led to Suharto's resignation, amidst the power struggle that has been taking place in the opaque political world of Indonesia. Equally important, the ways in which the 'new' powerbrokers,... more...